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3 AND 5, CHEAPSIDE (See details for further address information)

A Grade II Listed Building in Abbey, Reading

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Latitude: 51.4555 / 51°27'19"N

Longitude: -0.9773 / 0°58'38"W

OS Eastings: 471157

OS Northings: 173437

OS Grid: SU711734

Mapcode National: GBR QKF.LP

Mapcode Global: VHDWT.0PQ3

Entry Name: 3 AND 5, CHEAPSIDE (See details for further address information)

Listing Date: 14 December 1978

Last Amended: 16 May 1979

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1113436

English Heritage Legacy ID: 38839

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 Greyfriars

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

In the entry for


Nos 3 to 7 (odd)
the numbering shall be amended to read
Nos 3 and 5


Nos 3 to 7 (odd)
SU 7173 SW 2/430
Including No 38 Oxford Road. Circa 1900. Architects, Joseph Morris and Son.
6 bays corner site. 3 1/2 storeys. Dutch stepped gables to attic dormers. English
bond grey brick with red brick or terracotta dressings, transom and lintel
level bands and moulded strings to crow steps; terracotta decoration and relieving
arches to 2 larger gables. Parapet. Tiled roof. 4 off-ridge chimneys, one
to right of corner gable is an external stack, corbelled and with an applied
corbelled red brick diagonal shaft. Tall gable of 4 lights on corner, with
3 light gable to left and a group of 3 gables 2-3-2 lights to right, at far
end is a wide 5-light gable with coped verge and sash ends. 1st and 2nd floor
windows have decorative lintels, moulded transoms and fluted mullions. 4 lights
to corner bay; Oxford Road bay has an angled bay flanked by single lights.
Two 5-light oriels to Cheapside flanking a 5-light window on 2nd floor, pattern
revised on 1st floor with bracketed hood over. Outer bay plainer. Heavy kidney
shaped rainwater heads. Modern ground floor shop premises retaining former

Listing NGR: SU7115773437

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