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1, Northbrook Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Newbury, West Berkshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.4017 / 51°24'6"N

Longitude: -1.3241 / 1°19'26"W

OS Eastings: 447115

OS Northings: 167178

OS Grid: SU471671

Mapcode National: GBR 81Z.22K

Mapcode Global: VHCZK.01C9

Entry Name: 1, Northbrook Street

Listing Date: 10 June 1959

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1210830

English Heritage Legacy ID: 395419

Location: Newbury, West Berkshire, RG14

County: West Berkshire

Civil Parish: Newbury

Built-Up Area: Newbury

Traditional County: Berkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Berkshire

Church of England Parish: Newbury St Nicolas

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

1. NORTHBROOK STREET
5127 (east side)

No 1
SU 4767 SW 6/138 10.6.59

II GV


2.
Late C18/early C19 (after 1791). Renovated 1979. Formed part of a bridge head
development which included Nos 2 and 4 Bridge Street and No 104 Northbrook Street.
Three storeys. Lower ground floor and central dormer. Three windows with splayed
1 window corner treatment. Hipped slate roof. Red brick. Cornice and blocking
course. Gauged flat brick arched to recessed sash windows with glazing bars; 1st
floor windows in arched recesses. Cast iron balcony at 1st floor level. Modern
shop front. Splayed bay incorporates former bridge shelter of 1769-72 as shop window
(see Bridge). Betjeman and Piper suggest that No 1 was the work of the distinguished
local architect who designed Kimber's Almshouses, now demolished.
(Berkshire Architectural Guide (1949) 136).


Listing NGR: SU4705467461

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

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