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Newton School

A Grade II Listed Building in Park, Reading

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Latitude: 51.4571 / 51°27'25"N

Longitude: -0.9501 / 0°57'0"W

OS Eastings: 473039

OS Northings: 173643

OS Grid: SU730736

Mapcode National: GBR QRF.N3

Mapcode Global: VHDWT.HM1W

Entry Name: Newton School

Listing Date: 14 December 1978

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1156962

English Heritage Legacy ID: 39163

Location: Reading, RG1

County: Reading

Electoral Ward/Division: Park

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

Newton School
SU 7273 7/565
SU 7373 8/565
Board school type. Circa 1874. Architect J Morris probably. One of the better
examples in Reading. 2 buildings - 1½ and 2 storeys in gabled Gothic - derived
style. Red brick with rounded cill and label strings, latter raised over 1st
floor window arches. Toothed eaves. Lighter brick bands and yellow brick
patterning in tympana over windows. Tiled roof with crested ridges and toothed
verges 3 and 4 light windows in moulded surrounds. Outer bays in both blocks
are gabled breaks. Left hand building has tumbled brick in chimneys and retrains
of school belfry; also a number of straight headed lancets. Right hand building
has large 3 bay gable over pointed entrance of several moulded orders. Faces
School Terrace (same date, by same architect). A pleasant group both in Newtown
and from the train.

Listing NGR: SU7303973643

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