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Headmaster's Lodge

A Grade II Listed Building in Redlands, Reading

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Latitude: 51.4496 / 51°26'58"N

Longitude: -0.9567 / 0°57'23"W

OS Eastings: 472598

OS Northings: 172805

OS Grid: SU725728

Mapcode National: GBR QQH.6S

Mapcode Global: VHDWT.CTMM

Entry Name: Headmaster's Lodge

Listing Date: 14 December 1978

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1113460

English Heritage Legacy ID: 38895

Location: Reading, RG1

County: Reading

Electoral Ward/Division: Redlands

Built-Up Area: Reading

Traditional County: Berkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Berkshire

Church of England Parish: Reading St Luke

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 12/05/2015

SU 7272

No 17 (Headmaster's Lodge)

Headmaster's lodge for Reading School. Built 1840 as Penrhyn Lodge at the junction of King's Road and Queen's Road by Henry Briant. Moved to Craven Road probably 1878, architect Joshua Greenaway. Assymmetrical detached villa. 2 storeys, coursed dressed stone. 3 bays, mullion and transom windows with hoodmoulds. Slate roof with lozenge bands. Corbels to parapet continued up 3 gables to west - the left hand gable breaks forward; the centre gable is small for a badge and a projecting gabled porch with chamfered shafted corners; the right hand gable has parapetted angled bay. Lower 2 storey extension with gabled return to left. South front has oriel on grotesque corbel and has head stops to 1st floor right hand window. Steps to east entrance with carved eagle on top of flight.

Listing NGR: SU7259872805

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