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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
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
1. NORTHBROOK STREET
5127 (east side)
SU 4767 SW 6/138 10.6.59
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
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