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Municipal Buildings School of Art

A Grade II Listed Building in Abbey, Reading

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Latitude: 51.4572 / 51°27'25"N

Longitude: -0.9696 / 0°58'10"W

OS Eastings: 471689

OS Northings: 173637

OS Grid: SU716736

Mapcode National: GBR QMF.92

Mapcode Global: VHDWT.4MSS

Entry Name: Municipal Buildings School of Art

Listing Date: 24 July 1974

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1113600

English Heritage Legacy ID: 39217

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

Municipal Buildfngs
school of Art
SU 7173 NE 1/623 24.7.74.
1875, 3 storeys. Dark blue brick with red brick dressings and terracotta enriched
band over 1st floor. Balustraded parapet. Tiled roof. Stepped sandstone
plinth. 4 bays. To left a taller end turret with saddleback roof and large
2nd floor 2 light window with 2 transoms and enriched pointed tympanum with
Arms of Reading. To right a 3 bay gable with built-up attic, date roundel and
flanking chimneys on parapet returns. Windows divided by transoms and subsiduary
mullions. Paired in centre bays. Ground and second floor windows segmental
headed, pointed on 1st floor and attic storey. Pointed entrance on ground
floor with corbelled mouldings to left. Segmental carriageway arch to right
of this Segmental headed ½ glazed entrance to right.

Listing NGR: SU7168973637

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