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Latitude: 51.457 / 51°27'25"N
Longitude: -0.9656 / 0°57'56"W
OS Eastings: 471964
OS Northings: 173617
OS Grid: SU719736
Mapcode National: GBR QNF.55
Mapcode Global: VHDWT.6MWY
Entry Name: Wall Between Forbury Road and Abbott's Walk to West of St James' Church
Listing Date: 14 December 1978
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1303165
English Heritage Legacy ID: 38941
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
5128 (South Side)
Wall between Forbury
Road and Abbott's Walk
to west of St James'
SU 7173 NE 1/486
Bounds Forbury Gardens to east. Probably circa 1840 or 1855. Flint with ashlar
piers of varying height, Panels opposite the west front of St James's Church
have C12 fragments of carving and architectural decoration. Ends in small
gate to Abbot's Walk with arch of re-used voussoirs and chevron capitals (C12),
stepped parapet over. Fragments of Norman Abbey to be found also in wall to
west of St James's School playground.
Listing NGR: SU7196573617
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