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The Mount

A Grade II Listed Building in Redlands, Reading

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Latitude: 51.4436 / 51°26'36"N

Longitude: -0.9579 / 0°57'28"W

OS Eastings: 472524

OS Northings: 172138

OS Grid: SU725721

Mapcode National: GBR QPK.XY

Mapcode Global: VHDWT.BZZ6

Entry Name: The Mount

Listing Date: 14 December 1978

Last Amended: 16 May 1979

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1113440

English Heritage Legacy ID: 38848

Location: Reading, RG2

County: Reading

Electoral Ward/Division: Redlands

Built-Up Area: Reading

Traditional County: Berkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Berkshire

Church of England Parish: Reading Christ Church

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

(North Side)
The Mount
Nos 57 and 57A
SU 7272 9/437
House for manager of Huntley and Palmer's. On corner of Christchurch Road
and the Mount estate. Angle turret towards Christchurch. Circa 1876. 2 1/2
storeys. Gault brick with paler brick bands at cill and lintel levels. (latter
brick-block flush-work). Modillion eaves cornice. Slate roof with fish-scale
bands. 2 chimneys lacking cogged capping. Plate glass sash windows with bracket
cills, cast-iron flower basket guards and stop-moulded stone lintels. 3 bays
to main road with corner angled bays, to left as polygonal turret, both with
turret roofs, left hand one with diaperwork in pointed relieving arches over
1st floor. Central gabled break with diaperwork and irregularly placed windows,
paired on 1st floor. Gabled hood to doorpiece which has floral caps and pointed
entrance. Decoratively panelled door. Coped gable to east with diaper in gable.
2 windows and angle turret to the Mount. Railings, Standards etc retained.

Listing NGR: SU7252472138

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