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6-10, Bridge Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Abbey, Reading

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.4536 / 51°27'12"N

Longitude: -0.9736 / 0°58'24"W

OS Eastings: 471414

OS Northings: 173233

OS Grid: SU714732

Mapcode National: GBR QLG.DC

Mapcode Global: VHDWT.2QNK

Entry Name: 6-10, Bridge Street

Listing Date: 22 June 1977

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1113404

English Heritage Legacy ID: 38772

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 Giles

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

BRIDGE STREET
1.
5128
(West Side)
Nos 6 to 10 (even)
SU 7173 SW 2/373 22.6.77.
II GV
2.
After 1840. 2 storeys, attic and basement. Bath stone ashlar, ground floor
rendered. 7 windows on 1st floor, glazing bar sashes, flanked by pilaster
strips and with panels over. Cornice, parapet with arcaded panels. 7 blocked
dormers. Mansard slate roof. Ground floor has cornice over 4 windows, altered,
and 3 doorways with flanking Ionic pilasters on plinth. Doorways have incised
pilasters to heavy brackets for moulded flat hoods and panelled blocking course.
4 panel double doors (circle and arched panels) the centre with cellar hatch.
Additional pilaster strip to right with honeysuckle capital. The interior
of this building is of considerable interest. The entrance to the left leads
into the main stair hall, staircase has lotus pattern cast iron balusters.
On the 1st floor is a segmental plaster barrel vault springing from a bracketed
wall-plate, brackets carried on incised pilasters; end walls with heavy segmental
panels.


Listing NGR: SU7141473233

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