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149-169, Oxford Road

A Grade II Listed Building in Abbey, Reading

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.4549 / 51°27'17"N

Longitude: -0.9832 / 0°58'59"W

OS Eastings: 470748

OS Northings: 173368

OS Grid: SU707733

Mapcode National: GBR QJF.8X

Mapcode Global: VHDWS.XP3K

Entry Name: 149-169, Oxford Road

Listing Date: 14 December 1978

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1113546

English Heritage Legacy ID: 39095

Location: Reading, RG1

County: Reading

Electoral Ward/Division: Abbey

Built-Up Area: Reading

Traditional County: Berkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Berkshire

Church of England Parish: Reading Holy Trinity

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

OXFORD ROAD
1.
5128
(South Side)
Nos 149 to 169 (odd)
SU 7073 12/220
II GV
2.
Early-mid C19 terrace. 2 storeys and basement. Nos 163 and 165 form a 3 storey
feature opposite Bedford Road. Red brick with 2 course grey brick band over
basement. Stucco cornice and blocking course. Slate roof with brick ridge
chimneys. 2 windows each, glazing bar sashes except Nos 149, 151 and 157.
Arched doorways with slight recess, panelled doors (mostly 1/2 glazed, some 6
panel), decorated fanlights except Nos 149 and 151 (plain). Nos 155 and 157
have modern shopfronts. No 167 has basement shopfront. Nos 163 and 165 have
hipped roof over centre 4 bays, flat eaves and off ridge chimneys, 2 storey
recessed end bays with parapet, cornice and blocking course, arched doorways
below 1st floor cill band. Ground floor windows round headed. Thin railings
before on dwarf walls with wrought iron patterned standards and gates.


Listing NGR: SU7074873368

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