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78-84, Southampton Street

A Grade II* Listed Building in Katesgrove, Reading

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Latitude: 51.4501 / 51°27'0"N

Longitude: -0.9703 / 0°58'12"W

OS Eastings: 471652

OS Northings: 172846

OS Grid: SU716728

Mapcode National: GBR QMH.4M

Mapcode Global: VHDWT.4TF7

Plus Code: 9C3XF22H+2V

Entry Name: 78-84, Southampton Street

Listing Date: 22 March 1957

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1113584

English Heritage Legacy ID: 39178

ID on this website: 101113584

Location: Reading, Berkshire, RG1

County: Reading

Electoral Ward/Division: Katesgrove

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Reading

Traditional County: Berkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Berkshire

Church of England Parish: Reading St Giles

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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(West side)
Nos 78 to 84 (even)
SU 7172 NE 4/246 22.3.57.
1810 by Richard Billing, Senior. 3 storey, basement and attic terrace. Brick
with stucco string at 1st floor level and smaller string about 2 foot 6 inches
above. Small brick cornice string formed by a course of 4½ inch headers and
a course of brickwork over, projecting. Parapet with stone coping. Slate
roof. Each house has 2 semi-circular headed dormer windows with radiating glazing
bars to sashes. 2 ranges of windows, glazing bar sashes, 1st floor tall with
floor level cills, segmental headed recesses and elliptical curved balconies
of wrought iron with cast lead ornament. Recessed doorway, 6 panel door with
flanking fluted Greek Doric columns supporting key pattern frieze and segmental
radiating fanlight. The upper windows of these houses are grouped in pairs
giving a rhythm of 2-blank-2-blank etc.

Listing NGR: SU7165272846

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