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No 33 (Former Everyman Theatre)

A Grade II Listed Building in Katesgrove, Reading

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Latitude: 51.453 / 51°27'10"N

Longitude: -0.9681 / 0°58'5"W

OS Eastings: 471800

OS Northings: 173170

OS Grid: SU718731

Mapcode National: GBR QMG.ML

Mapcode Global: VHDWT.5RL0

Plus Code: 9C3XF23J+5Q

Entry Name: No 33 (Former Everyman Theatre)

Listing Date: 22 March 1957

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1113515

English Heritage Legacy ID: 39026

ID on this website: 101113515

Location: Reading, Berkshire, RG1

County: Reading

Electoral Ward/Division: Katesgrove

Parish: Non Civil Parish

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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(East Side)
No 33 (former
Everyman Theatre)
SU 7173 SE 3/199 22.3.57.
Formerly Primitive Methodist Chapel. Frieze inscribed "Primitive Methodist
Chapel 1866", but in fact built 1843 as a Literary, Scientific and Mechanics'
Institute. Architect: William Brown. 3 storeys. Symmetrical. Carefully
developed Greek Ionic front engaged fluted columns and angle piers. Good detail.
Entablature and pediment. Ground floor channelled. Scroll patterned moulded
string at 1st floor cill level. 3 windows on 2nd floor with architrave surround.
3 on 1st floor, centre one with frieze and pediment, flanking windows with
frieze and cornice. Central 6 panelled door and two 3-light windows on ground
floor. Dickens read "Pickwick Papers" here.

Listing NGR: SU7180073170

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