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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1113500
English Heritage Legacy ID: 38991
Location: Reading, RG1
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
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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