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No 44 (The Acacias) and Railings to Street the Acacias

A Grade II Listed Building in Redlands, Reading

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Latitude: 51.451 / 51°27'3"N

Longitude: -0.9612 / 0°57'40"W

OS Eastings: 472281

OS Northings: 172958

OS Grid: SU722729

Mapcode National: GBR QPH.59

Mapcode Global: VHDWT.9S6J

Entry Name: No 44 (The Acacias) and Railings to Street the Acacias

Listing Date: 14 December 1978

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1113511

English Heritage Legacy ID: 39017

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 Giles

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

(South Side)
No 44 (The Acacias)
and Railings
to street
SU 7272 9/162
Before 1840 (shewn on Weller map). A detached 2 storey and basement villa
of Bath stone with hipped slate roof. Moulded eaves cornice. 3 windows 1st
floor, 2 on ground floor, glazing bar sashes with flanking full height pilaster
strips. Central door with segmental patterned fanlight. Plain Greek Doric
porch on stone steps. East return has 2 ground floor bows which have been
attributed to Waterhouse as alterations for William Isaac Palmer (of Huntley
and Palmers) who lived there - one has stairs to basement. Good conservatory
at rear with an extensive rockery. Linked to Greenbank by 3+3 window 3 storey
extension with 2 storey pavilion to right. The interior has a number of reeded
features (front door surround, ground floor back room fireplace etc). Excellent
contemporary ironwork to street - spearhead railings box panel standards and
double gates.

Listing NGR: SU7228172958

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