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43, Castle Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Abbey, Reading

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Latitude: 51.4528 / 51°27'9"N

Longitude: -0.9757 / 0°58'32"W

OS Eastings: 471270

OS Northings: 173138

OS Grid: SU712731

Mapcode National: GBR QKG.YN

Mapcode Global: VHDWT.1RJ5

Entry Name: 43, Castle Street

Listing Date: 22 March 1957

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1113417

English Heritage Legacy ID: 38800

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

(South Side)
No 43
SU 7173 SW 2/61 22.3.57.
Late C18. 2 storeys and attic. Red brick with painted moulded brick dentilled
cornice and parapet. Slate roof with shaped gable ends to front ridge. 3
dormers with moulded surrounds and semi-circular heads. 5 ranges of glazing
bar sash windows. Central 6 panel door in arched recess with panelled reveals
and radiating cast-iron fanlight. Good projecting Doric portico with moulded
open pediment and painted stone columns. Early Cl9 moulded spearhead rails
to front.
Rear: 3 storeys and basement with central pedimented doorcase. Moulded and
dentil brick cornice over 1st floor.
Interior: Elegant circa 1800 staircase to front. (Home of Dr Hurry, historian
of Reading Abbey).

Listing NGR: SU7127073138

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

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