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Wall and Gatepiers of St Laurence's Graveyard

A Grade II Listed Building in Abbey, Reading

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.4568 / 51°27'24"N

Longitude: -0.9683 / 0°58'5"W

OS Eastings: 471776

OS Northings: 173600

OS Grid: SU717736

Mapcode National: GBR QMF.L6

Mapcode Global: VHDWT.5NF1

Entry Name: Wall and Gatepiers of St Laurence's Graveyard

Listing Date: 19 March 1975

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1155686

English Heritage Legacy ID: 38930

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

THE FORBURY
1.
5128
Wall and gatepiers of
St Laurence's Graveyard
SU 7173 NE 1/353 19.3.75.
II GV
2.
Gatepiers inscribed "Rebuilt AD 1791". Red brick gate piers with central
break to front. Portland stone plinths and block capping, ball finials. Plain
wrought iron overthrow with lamp. The retaining wall to the graveyard joins
the Magistrates' Court with the south-east corner of St Laurence's Church.
Curved to Forbury corner. Red brick except south length, about 50 yds, where
the lower part is older and of flint. Height varies from about 5 feet at west
end to 10 feet at east end.


Listing NGR: SU7177773604

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

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