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Rox Borough House

A Grade II Listed Building in Abbey, Reading

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.4549 / 51°27'17"N

Longitude: -0.9794 / 0°58'46"W

OS Eastings: 471006

OS Northings: 173371

OS Grid: SU710733

Mapcode National: GBR QKF.3X

Mapcode Global: VHDWS.ZP2K

Entry Name: Rox Borough House

Listing Date: 14 December 1978

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1113545

English Heritage Legacy ID: 39093

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 Holy Trinity

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

OXFORD ROAD
(South Side)
1.
5128
No 101
(Rox Borough House)
SU 7175 SW 2/537
II GV
2.
Circa 1859. 2 storeys, symmetrical . Red brick on basement with 1st floor
stone cill band and wood block eaves cornice to slate roof. Coped gables with
kneelers. End chimneys. 3 windows on 1st floor, 2 on ground-floor, glazing
bar sashes; architrave surrounds and bracketed cornices on ground floor. Steps
to 4 panel door, rectangular overlight. Basement opelnings have cast iron guards
with honeysuckle ornament. Plain verandah at back. Brick flanking walls with
stone cope and modern rails.


Listing NGR: SU7100673371

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

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