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2 and 2b, Kings Road

A Grade II Listed Building in Abbey, Reading

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Latitude: 51.4548 / 51°27'17"N

Longitude: -0.9687 / 0°58'7"W

OS Eastings: 471750

OS Northings: 173377

OS Grid: SU717733

Mapcode National: GBR QMF.HX

Mapcode Global: VHDWT.5P6L

Entry Name: 2 and 2b, Kings Road

Listing Date: 14 December 1978

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1113500

English Heritage Legacy ID: 38991

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)
Nos 2 and 2B
SU 7173 SE 3/505
1880s. Prominent 3 storey and attic painted brick corner block in asymmetrical
design. Rounded corner to Duke Street. Tiled roof, grey brick chimneys with
tumbled red brick bases and brick decorative banding and cogging to caps.
Corbelled feature to corner, probably a former chimney. 3 train windows to
2nd floor with hipped gables over, 2 and 3 light windows with shaped mullions
and reveals, plate glass sashes. Taller hipped 3 light dormer in centre.
Decorative band over 1st floor, brick block eaves cornice. Ground floor retains
3 original piers, altered. No 2B is a lower 3 storey extension with gable
over lancet on 2nd floor and 1 window to. lst floor. Early C20 shop front ground

Listing NGR: SU7175073377

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