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Swallow House

A Grade II Listed Building in Minster, Reading

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Latitude: 51.4511 / 51°27'4"N

Longitude: -0.983 / 0°58'58"W

OS Eastings: 470766

OS Northings: 172951

OS Grid: SU707729

Mapcode National: GBR QJH.97

Mapcode Global: VHDWS.XS6F

Entry Name: Swallow House

Listing Date: 22 March 1957

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1113396

English Heritage Legacy ID: 38752

Location: Reading, RG1

County: Reading

Electoral Ward/Division: Minster

Built-Up Area: Reading

Traditional County: Berkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Berkshire

Church of England Parish: St Mark and All Saints, Reading

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

(North Side)
No 2 (Swallow House)
SU 7072 13/25 22.3.57.
Circa 1780. 2 storeys and basement. Neat brick house on stone plinth with
delicate dentilled wooden cornice returned to sides and up gables. Slate roof
with end stacks. Centre block has 2 tripartite windows with segmental stucco
fan tympana over ground floor windows. Plain contemporary side wing to right
with parapet, 1 window. Larger modern side wing to left, 2 windows. All glazing
bar sashes. Central 6 panel door in arched recess with radiating fanlight.
Good Doric surround with moulded open pediment. Large bay to rear. Quadrant
wall to east.

Listing NGR: SU7076672951

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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