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Latitude: 51.454 / 51°27'14"N
Longitude: -0.9683 / 0°58'5"W
OS Eastings: 471783
OS Northings: 173288
OS Grid: SU717732
Mapcode National: GBR QMG.L6
Mapcode Global: VHDWT.5QG6
Entry Name: Coroner's Court
Listing Date: 15 September 1977
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1113514
English Heritage Legacy ID: 39025
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 Giles
Church of England Diocese: Oxford
5128 (East Side)
SU 7173 SE 3/523 15.9.77.
Mid C19 adapted Ventian Gothic. Rendered brick. Dentil cornice and parapet.
3 storeys with 2 storey wing to east. Divided by composite pilaster strips
into 1-5-1 bays. Parapet raised over 3 centre bays. Band over ground floor.
Glazing bar sash windows with heavy surrounds, attached colonnetes on 2nd floor
with corbels above to cornice, corbelled columns with crocket caps on 1st floor
with pointed arch in panel, tympanum fretted and decorated. On ground floor,
3 tripartite segmental headed windows with vermiculated voussoirs and 2 doorpieces.
Engaged outer columns support brackets to cornice, inner engaged columns with
crocket caps to blind round headed arch. Shouldered lintels, pattern repeated
on upper panels of 6 panel doors. Slate roof with one large chimney stack
also rendered with a chevron pattern on panel above. 2 storey wing to left
and bad fit, forms 'L' plan with doorway to west and smaller doorway in channelled
surround to left of it. River front has 1+3 bays with arched window surrounds
on 1st floor. Rails to river. Quadilobe pattern gates to street.
Listing NGR: SU7178373288
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