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Latitude: 51.4552 / 51°27'18"N
Longitude: -0.969 / 0°58'8"W
OS Eastings: 471730
OS Northings: 173422
OS Grid: SU717734
Mapcode National: GBR QMF.FS
Mapcode Global: VHDWT.5P28
Entry Name: The High
Listing Date: 19 March 1975
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1113493
English Heritage Legacy ID: 38974
Location: Reading, RG1
Electoral Ward/Division: Abbey
Built-Up Area: Reading
Traditional County: Berkshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Berkshire
Church of England Parish: Reading St Mary the Virgin
Church of England Diocese: Oxford
No 8 (The High)
SU 7173 SE 3/339 19.3.75.
1904. Architect W R Howell of Coopers and Howell. Builders were Lewis Bros
of Poole. Faience from Messrs A E Whitehead, Leeds. Art Nouvean style. Tiled
and terracotta front, possibly to an older building. 3 storeys, attic and
basement. 2 bays. 3 light casement attic window with shaped cornice. Heavy
modillion cornice with flanking pepperpots and carved terracotta ornament.
2 segmental headed tripartite windows on 2nd floor with half-hexagonal piers
between on carved glazed corbels. Green tiled ground and 1st floors - large
segmental window on 1st floor with large keystone and currilinear motif on
voussoirs. Modern shop front but original tiled side piers with stylized metal
number above on each side. Clients were E Jackson and Son.
Listing NGR: SU7173073422
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