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Latitude: 51.4568 / 51°27'24"N
Longitude: -0.9683 / 0°58'5"W
OS Eastings: 471776
OS Northings: 173600
OS Grid: SU717736
Mapcode National: GBR QMF.L6
Mapcode Global: VHDWT.5NF1
Entry Name: Wall and Gatepiers of St Laurence's Graveyard
Listing Date: 19 March 1975
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1155686
English Heritage Legacy ID: 38930
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
Wall and gatepiers of
St Laurence's Graveyard
SU 7173 NE 1/353 19.3.75.
Gatepiers inscribed "Rebuilt AD 1791". Red brick gate piers with central
break to front. Portland stone plinths and block capping, ball finials. Plain
wrought iron overthrow with lamp. The retaining wall to the graveyard joins
the Magistrates' Court with the south-east corner of St Laurence's Church.
Curved to Forbury corner. Red brick except south length, about 50 yds, where
the lower part is older and of flint. Height varies from about 5 feet at west
end to 10 feet at east end.
Listing NGR: SU7177773604
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