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147, Friar Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Abbey, Reading

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Latitude: 51.4564 / 51°27'23"N

Longitude: -0.9724 / 0°58'20"W

OS Eastings: 471490

OS Northings: 173551

OS Grid: SU714735

Mapcode National: GBR QLF.NB

Mapcode Global: VHDWT.3N8C

Entry Name: 147, Friar Street

Listing Date: 14 December 1978

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1113488

English Heritage Legacy ID: 38957

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 Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

(South Side)
No 147
SU 7173 12/492
Circa 1880s. 3½ storey commercial frontage. Painted brick with stone voussoirs
and dressings. Cornice and parapet. 3 high segmental headed dormers with
ramped moulded coping between and modillion cornices, centre 2-light. These
and 3 pairs of windows on 2nd floor are plate glass sashes. 4 depressed arches
on 1st floor under cornice and fascia with outer pilasters and dividing fluted
columns with Corinthian caps. Cornice and fascia over ground floor shop front
of similar pattern with recessed entrance. The 2 storey shop front is the
main interest of this building and it is included for that reason.

Listing NGR: SU7149073551

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

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