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Broad Oak

A Grade II Listed Building in Redlands, Reading

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Latitude: 51.4462 / 51°26'46"N

Longitude: -0.9492 / 0°56'57"W

OS Eastings: 473122

OS Northings: 172437

OS Grid: SU731724

Mapcode National: GBR QRK.V0

Mapcode Global: VHDWT.HXK6

Entry Name: Broad Oak

Listing Date: 14 December 1978

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1157100

English Heritage Legacy ID: 39211

Location: Reading, RG1

County: Reading

Electoral Ward/Division: Redlands

Built-Up Area: Reading

Traditional County: Berkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Berkshire

Church of England Parish: Reading St Luke

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

Broad Oak
SU 77 SW 17/588
Now incorporated in a Convent. Circa 1870-1890s. 2½ storeys, red brick with
stone bands to plinth, ground floor lintel and 1st floor cill. Stone dressings
and coped verges. Ball finials to kneelers. Asymetrical plan with 2 slight
end gable breaks and a further gable to right. 5 bays in all : 2 storey bay
to left triple lancat and oculus-type stair window left of centre. Thicker
panel of masonry for arched entrance (with "Broad Oak' inscribed in relief
on lintel). 3 snail foiled lights over. 2 right hand windows have mullion
and transom windows. Tiled roof with Joseph Morris-type dormers :- 2 gables
it triangular moulded verges and 2 lights. Interior: not outstanding. Tiled
hall with staircase to left, unusual balustrade and pendants. Chimneypieces
circa 1890 with pigeon-hole over mantels.

Listing NGR: SU7312272437

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

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