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Latitude: 51.4562 / 51°27'22"N
Longitude: -0.9763 / 0°58'34"W
OS Eastings: 471224
OS Northings: 173517
OS Grid: SU712735
Mapcode National: GBR QKF.TF
Mapcode Global: VHDWT.1N7K
Entry Name: W I Palmer Memorial Hall
Listing Date: 24 October 1974
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1113613
English Heritage Legacy ID: 39240
Location: Reading, RG1
Electoral Ward/Division: Abbey
Built-Up Area: Reading
Traditional County: Berkshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Berkshire
Church of England Parish: Reading Greyfriars
Church of England Diocese: Oxford
Nos 42 and 43
(W I Palmer
SU 7173 12/355 24.10.74.
Dated 1887. Brick and terracotta. 3 storeys. 3 bays. Centre recessed with
large 4 light windows with terracotta fluted mullions and moulded transom.
Right hand bay projects with similar but 2-light windows with terracotta decorative
semi-circular panels above. Left hand bay canted; similar windows with similar
panels over and elaborate terracotta Ronunesque-type doorway of 2 orders and
flanking portico with decorative columns supporting arcaded pediment and lintel
inscribed "AD WEST STREET HALL 1887", Pediment breaks into 1st floor window.
Decorative panels over ground floor with "W I Palmer Memorial Hall" carved
on them. Continuous moulded cornices at all levels. Tiled roof in form of
short spire over left hand bay. Brick parapet. Chimney with cornice. Large
plate glass shop front to right.
Listing NGR: SU7122473517
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