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Sun Inn

A Grade II Listed Building in Abbey, Reading

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Coordinates

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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1321964

English Heritage Legacy ID: 38822

Location: Reading, RG1

County: Reading

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

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Listing Text

CASTLE STREET
1.
5128
(North Side)
Nos 14 and 16
(Sun Inn)
SU 7173 SW 2/71 22.3.57.
II GV
2.
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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