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Latitude: 51.4572 / 51°27'25"N
Longitude: -0.9696 / 0°58'10"W
OS Eastings: 471689
OS Northings: 173637
OS Grid: SU716736
Mapcode National: GBR QMF.92
Mapcode Global: VHDWT.4MSS
Entry Name: Municipal Buildings School of Art
Listing Date: 24 July 1974
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1113600
English Heritage Legacy ID: 39217
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
school of Art
SU 7173 NE 1/623 24.7.74.
1875, 3 storeys. Dark blue brick with red brick dressings and terracotta enriched
band over 1st floor. Balustraded parapet. Tiled roof. Stepped sandstone
plinth. 4 bays. To left a taller end turret with saddleback roof and large
2nd floor 2 light window with 2 transoms and enriched pointed tympanum with
Arms of Reading. To right a 3 bay gable with built-up attic, date roundel and
flanking chimneys on parapet returns. Windows divided by transoms and subsiduary
mullions. Paired in centre bays. Ground and second floor windows segmental
headed, pointed on 1st floor and attic storey. Pointed entrance on ground
floor with corbelled mouldings to left. Segmental carriageway arch to right
of this Segmental headed ½ glazed entrance to right.
Listing NGR: SU7168973637
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