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Latitude: 51.4557 / 51°27'20"N
Longitude: -0.9697 / 0°58'11"W
OS Eastings: 471680
OS Northings: 173470
OS Grid: SU716734
Mapcode National: GBR QMF.8M
Mapcode Global: VHDWT.4NPY
Entry Name: Corn Exchange Arcade Entrance
Listing Date: 26 July 1973
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1113539
English Heritage Legacy ID: 39078
Location: Reading, RG1
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
Corn Exchange Arcade
SU 7173 SE 3/312 26.7.73.
1854 by J B Clacy and F Hawker. Renaissance style single bay feature in Bath
stone ashlar. 3 stages capped by pepperpot turret with bell and weathervane.
Lower stage has rusticated piers with swagged fruit caps to lintel. 2nd stage
an arched recess with pierced balcony and flanking fluted Ionic columns; keystone
with Prince of Wales crest and motto. Tripartite window inside, blocked with
semi-circular panelling over; coffered vault. Top stage has "Corn Exchange"
in relief on base and brackets to elaborate fruit and flower carved border
to gilt and blue clock with Roman numerals. Now leads to modern shopping arcade.
Listing NGR: SU7167973470
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