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Latitude: 51.4536 / 51°27'12"N
Longitude: -0.975 / 0°58'29"W
OS Eastings: 471318
OS Northings: 173233
OS Grid: SU713732
Mapcode National: GBR QLG.3C
Mapcode Global: VHDWT.1QXJ
Entry Name: Sun Inn
Listing Date: 22 March 1957
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1321964
English Heritage Legacy ID: 38822
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
Nos 14 and 16
SU 7173 SW 2/71 22.3.57.
C17 and older foundations and cellars, altered and modernized. 2 storeys and
attic. Stucco over timber-framing. Tiled roof. A picturesque inn with half
hipped gable to right of centre. 5 glazing bar sashes on 1st floor (2 in gable
which has one small attic window). Ground floor has modern square bay bar
window to left with balustraded balcony over; architrave surround and flat
hood to plank door with wreath knocker, one 3-light window in gable and small
door and 1 window to right (No 14). Two 2 storey extensions to rear. Interior:
a considerable amount of exposed timber-framing. A small stone arch in yard
called "Norman Arch" and cellars reputed to be remains of Reading Old Gaol.
Listing NGR: SU7133573244
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