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The Coopers Public House

A Grade II Listed Building in Abbey, Reading

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Latitude: 51.4559 / 51°27'21"N

Longitude: -0.9696 / 0°58'10"W

OS Eastings: 471686

OS Northings: 173495

OS Grid: SU716734

Mapcode National: GBR QMF.9J

Mapcode Global: VHDWT.4NRR

Entry Name: The Coopers Public House

Listing Date: 26 July 1973

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1113537

English Heritage Legacy ID: 39075

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

(West Side)
Nos 29 to 31 (consec)
(The Coopers
Public House)
SU 7173 SE 1/311
SU 7173 NE 3/311 26.7.73.
C17 altered. False exposed timbering to front with 4 bays of 3 light casements
in stucco infill. Wooden modillion cornice to parapet. Tiled roof. 2 C20
dormers. Rusticated stucco on ground floor with glazing bar shopfronts (modern
to left, early C19 to right) and central entrance, pilastered doorpiece with
fluted caps and scroll brackets to open pediment. 2 panel door with high arched
radiating fanlight. Timber framing in gables to rear. Interior contains
re-used fittings probably from C16 or C17 house. The Lounge Bar has oak panelled
portion with good C16 or early C17 strapwork overmantel. 4 fluted Doric columns
flanked by 2 enriched Doric columns and with 'wild men' herm-pilasters. Modillion
cornice. The exit to No 29 has a fine door with circa 1600 decoration of recessed
niche panels: to outside Ionic female herms, to interior fluted Ionic pilasters.

Listing NGR: SU7168073499

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

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