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Latitude: 51.4529 / 51°27'10"N
Longitude: -0.9638 / 0°57'49"W
OS Eastings: 472097
OS Northings: 173168
OS Grid: SU720731
Mapcode National: GBR QNG.LM
Mapcode Global: VHDWT.7RV2
Entry Name: 3 and 5, Sidmouth Street
Listing Date: 14 December 1978
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1156984
English Heritage Legacy ID: 39166
Location: Reading, RG1
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
Nos 3 and 5
SU 7273 7/568
1880s. 2½ or 3 storey pair in Butterfield Vicarage style. Sufficiently asymetrical
to require a second glance. 1 bay each with 2 windows per floor (3, stepped,
on ground floor; 1 on 2nd floor of no 5). Sash windows with marginned glazing.
Stop moulded reveals with splayed cills. Red brick with subtle polychromy.
Plinth. Band over ground floor string over 1st floor. String with over arch
above arched 2nd floor windows of No 3 and above 1st floor windows of No 5.
2nd floor window of latter interrupts both the over arch string (which is dropped
below it) and the string above. Stepped and moulded eaves courses, returned
up verges of ½ hip of No 3. Tiled roofs, No 5 hipped with 2nd floor windows.
½ dormer (itself with half hipped gable). Large brick chimneys in valley between
roofs. Entrances in extruded apsidal 2 storey extension on each side with
arch windows and short turrets. Further bulbous extensions on garden side
Listing NGR: SU7209773168
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