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50 and 51, Market Place

A Grade II Listed Building in Abbey, Reading

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Latitude: 51.4553 / 51°27'19"N

Longitude: -0.9695 / 0°58'10"W

OS Eastings: 471699

OS Northings: 173429

OS Grid: SU716734

Mapcode National: GBR QMF.BR

Mapcode Global: VHDWT.4PV6

Entry Name: 50 and 51, Market Place

Listing Date: 26 July 1973

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1113540

English Heritage Legacy ID: 39080

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

(South Side)
Nos 50 and 51
SU 7173 SE 3/338 26.7.75.
Circa 1880s. At rear of Barclays Bank (see Nos 3-5 King Street). 3½ storeys
red brick and terracotta with ashlar dressings and granite faced ground floor.
Tiled roof. Central Flemish gable. Windows with 1, 4 and 1 lights across
facade, centre window with mullions, all plate glass sashes. Moulded eaves
cornice forms coping to false parapet, modillion cornice over 2nd floor. 2
doorways on ground floor, to right semi-circular pediment breaking into 1st
floor and rusticated surround. To left 4 centred arch overlight notching upper
lights of 3 central shop front windows.

Listing NGR: SU7169973429

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

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