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National Westminster Bank

A Grade II Listed Building in Abbey, Reading

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.4559 / 51°27'21"N

Longitude: -0.9691 / 0°58'8"W

OS Eastings: 471723

OS Northings: 173495

OS Grid: SU717734

Mapcode National: GBR QMF.DJ

Mapcode Global: VHDWT.5N0R

Entry Name: National Westminster Bank

Listing Date: 26 July 1973

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1113535

English Heritage Legacy ID: 39072

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 Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

MARKET PLACE
1.
5128 (East Side)
Yes 13 to 16 (consec)
(National Westminster
Bank)
SU 7173 NE 1/333
SU 7173 SE 3/333 26.7.73.
II GV
2.
Mid C19. Renaissance palace style. 3 storeys. Bath stone ashlar with Portland
balustraded parapet. 3 bays , the outer ones project slightly with corner
piers. Astragal to moulded modillion cornice. Tripartite plate glass sash
windows with enriched lintels and side pilasters with relief panel carvings
supporting enriched entablature. 2nd floor centre bay has paired architrave
windows. Modillion cornice over ground floor. Outer doorways with pink granite
pilasters and round headed doors in rusticated concave jambs; similar surrounds
to 2 central windows.


Listing NGR: SU7173473493

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