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Coroner's Court

A Grade II Listed Building in Abbey, Reading

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Latitude: 51.454 / 51°27'14"N

Longitude: -0.9683 / 0°58'5"W

OS Eastings: 471783

OS Northings: 173288

OS Grid: SU717732

Mapcode National: GBR QMG.L6

Mapcode Global: VHDWT.5QG6

Entry Name: Coroner's Court

Listing Date: 15 September 1977

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1113514

English Heritage Legacy ID: 39025

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 Giles

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

5128 (East Side)
Coroner's Court
SU 7173 SE 3/523 15.9.77.
Mid C19 adapted Ventian Gothic. Rendered brick. Dentil cornice and parapet.
3 storeys with 2 storey wing to east. Divided by composite pilaster strips
into 1-5-1 bays. Parapet raised over 3 centre bays. Band over ground floor.
Glazing bar sash windows with heavy surrounds, attached colonnetes on 2nd floor
with corbels above to cornice, corbelled columns with crocket caps on 1st floor
with pointed arch in panel, tympanum fretted and decorated. On ground floor,
3 tripartite segmental headed windows with vermiculated voussoirs and 2 doorpieces.
Engaged outer columns support brackets to cornice, inner engaged columns with
crocket caps to blind round headed arch. Shouldered lintels, pattern repeated
on upper panels of 6 panel doors. Slate roof with one large chimney stack
also rendered with a chevron pattern on panel above. 2 storey wing to left
and bad fit, forms 'L' plan with doorway to west and smaller doorway in channelled
surround to left of it. River front has 1+3 bays with arched window surrounds
on 1st floor. Rails to river. Quadilobe pattern gates to street.

Listing NGR: SU7178373288

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