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Latitude: 51.4501 / 51°27'0"N
Longitude: -0.9703 / 0°58'12"W
OS Eastings: 471652
OS Northings: 172846
OS Grid: SU716728
Mapcode National: GBR QMH.4M
Mapcode Global: VHDWT.4TF7
Entry Name: 78-84, Southampton Street
Listing Date: 22 March 1957
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1113584
English Heritage Legacy ID: 39178
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
Nos 78 to 84 (even)
SU 7172 NE 4/246 22.3.57.
1810 by Richard Billing, Senior. 3 storey, basement and attic terrace. Brick
with stucco string at 1st floor level and smaller string about 2 foot 6 inches
above. Small brick cornice string formed by a course of 4½ inch headers and
a course of brickwork over, projecting. Parapet with stone coping. Slate
roof. Each house has 2 semi-circular headed dormer windows with radiating glazing
bars to sashes. 2 ranges of windows, glazing bar sashes, 1st floor tall with
floor level cills, segmental headed recesses and elliptical curved balconies
of wrought iron with cast lead ornament. Recessed doorway, 6 panel door with
flanking fluted Greek Doric columns supporting key pattern frieze and segmental
radiating fanlight. The upper windows of these houses are grouped in pairs
giving a rhythm of 2-blank-2-blank etc.
Listing NGR: SU7165272846
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