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The Oval

A Grade II Listed Building in Abbey, Reading

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Latitude: 51.4527 / 51°27'9"N

Longitude: -0.9602 / 0°57'36"W

OS Eastings: 472349

OS Northings: 173146

OS Grid: SU723731

Mapcode National: GBR QPG.DP

Mapcode Global: VHDWT.9RR7

Entry Name: The Oval

Listing Date: 14 December 1978

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1156910

English Heritage Legacy ID: 39149

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

No 14 (The Oval)
SU 7273 7/234
Early C19, 2 storey detached villa, a former farmhouse. Red brick with silver
grey brick headers. Toothed brick cornice. Wide eaves to low pitched slate
roof. A symmetrical 'T'-plan design carefully aligned so that the south end
closes the vista along Princes Street from the Reading Hospital with a full
height bow (1 window, French casement on ground floor). North front faces
down St John's street; 3 bays, glazing bar sash windows and central 6 panel
door in recessed arch with fanlight. Garden surrounded by cast iron mushroom
capped rails (see George V Memorial Gardens, Eldon Square) on stone plinths;
the rails are only to south.

Listing NGR: SU7234973146

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

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