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Albion Place

A Grade II* Listed Building in Abbey, Reading

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Latitude: 51.4513 / 51°27'4"N

Longitude: -0.9625 / 0°57'45"W

OS Eastings: 472188

OS Northings: 172994

OS Grid: SU721729

Mapcode National: GBR QNH.W5

Mapcode Global: VHDWT.8SJ8

Entry Name: Albion Place

Listing Date: 22 March 1957

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1113506

English Heritage Legacy ID: 39002

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 John the Evangelist and St Stephen

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

(North Side)
Nos 45 to 65 (odd)
(Albion Place)
SU 7273 7/157
SU 7272 9/157 22.3.57.
Circa 1825-35 by Richard Billing, local architect/builder. 3 storeys, attic
and basement. Stucco, channelled ground floor. String under 1st floor windows,
moulded cornice with parapet which has balustraded panels over windows. Slate
roof. A good symmetrical terrace with 2 end houses projecting slightly. Each
house has 3 semi-circular headed dormers, some with radiating glazing and 3
ranges of glazing bar sash windows, end houses have architrave and cornice
to centre 1st floor windows. Round headed windows on ground floor with radiating
glazing and segmental headed recessed doorway; 6 panelled doors with Greek
Doric fluted columns supporting Greek Key pattern; radiating fanlight overall.
Contemporary cast iron rails to areas and steps. Carriage sweep in front with
pairs of panelled pyramidal-capped stone piers at each end.

Listing NGR: SU7218872994

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

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