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Latitude: 51.453 / 51°27'10"N
Longitude: -0.9821 / 0°58'55"W
OS Eastings: 470823
OS Northings: 173156
OS Grid: SU708731
Mapcode National: GBR QJG.HL
Mapcode Global: VHDWS.XRN0
Entry Name: 55, Baker Street
Listing Date: 14 December 1978
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1154492
English Heritage Legacy ID: 38746
Location: Reading, RG1
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
SU 7073 12/14
Circa 1840 and altered. 3 storeys, Stucco, band over ground floor, small
cornice and parapet with shallow central pediment. Slate roof. Glazing bar
sash windows, 1st floor with marginal glazing; 2 windows including flat segmental
bay window on 1st floor which has casements. Moulded architrave 1st floor
left with cornice, ground floor windows with raised surrounds, architraves
and cornices. Small arched door and a panel with 2 arched openings with radiating and wreathed fanlights on ground floor. A tablet on the wall says that this house was "Fox Talbot's Reading Establishment 1844-45". A pioneer photographer and associate of Fox Talbot's, Nicholas Henneman, lived here.
Listing NGR: SU7082373155
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