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Latitude: 51.453 / 51°27'10"N
Longitude: -0.9681 / 0°58'5"W
OS Eastings: 471800
OS Northings: 173170
OS Grid: SU718731
Mapcode National: GBR QMG.ML
Mapcode Global: VHDWT.5RL0
Entry Name: No 33 (Former Everyman Theatre)
Listing Date: 22 March 1957
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1113515
English Heritage Legacy ID: 39026
Location: Reading, RG1
Electoral Ward/Division: Katesgrove
Built-Up Area: Reading
Traditional County: Berkshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Berkshire
Church of England Parish: Reading St Giles
Church of England Diocese: Oxford
No 33 (former
SU 7173 SE 3/199 22.3.57.
Formerly Primitive Methodist Chapel. Frieze inscribed "Primitive Methodist
Chapel 1866", but in fact built 1843 as a Literary, Scientific and Mechanics'
Institute. Architect: William Brown. 3 storeys. Symmetrical. Carefully
developed Greek Ionic front engaged fluted columns and angle piers. Good detail.
Entablature and pediment. Ground floor channelled. Scroll patterned moulded
string at 1st floor cill level. 3 windows on 2nd floor with architrave surround.
3 on 1st floor, centre one with frieze and pediment, flanking windows with
frieze and cornice. Central 6 panelled door and two 3-light windows on ground
floor. Dickens read "Pickwick Papers" here.
Listing NGR: SU7180073170
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