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The Screens House

A Grade II Listed Building in Abbey, Reading

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Latitude: 51.4559 / 51°27'21"N

Longitude: -0.9579 / 0°57'28"W

OS Eastings: 472501

OS Northings: 173509

OS Grid: SU725735

Mapcode National: GBR QPF.XJ

Mapcode Global: VHDWT.BNYR

Entry Name: The Screens House

Listing Date: 10 June 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1113618

English Heritage Legacy ID: 39270

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 John the Evangelist and St Stephen

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

Blakes Lock Sewage Pumping

The Screens House
SU 7273 7/601
Screens House. C.1870. Red brick walls, grey brick patterning and dressings;
cast iron small port windows; red tile roof. Simple rectangular building, originally
housing filters for sewage. Detailing similar to Engine House (qv) but less elaborate.
South elevation (to River Kennet) has to each side a round headed lancet window,
flanking 3 full-height doorways divided by narrow brick piers, all fitted with
boarded doors, the outer double-leaf, the centre single. Roof hipped to right
and left on ridge, large timber louver with pyramidal slated roof and turned finial.

Listing NGR: SU7250173509

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

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