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All Saints Infants School and Playground Area Railings to West

A Grade II Listed Building in Minster, Reading

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.4517 / 51°27'5"N

Longitude: -0.9884 / 0°59'18"W

OS Eastings: 470389

OS Northings: 173004

OS Grid: SU703730

Mapcode National: GBR QHH.32

Mapcode Global: VHDWS.TSB1

Entry Name: All Saints Infants School and Playground Area Railings to West

Listing Date: 22 May 1995

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1248739

English Heritage Legacy ID: 430488

Location: Reading, RG1

County: Reading

Electoral Ward/Division: Minster

Built-Up Area: Reading

Traditional County: Berkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Berkshire

Church of England Parish: St Mark and All Saints, Reading

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

The following building shall be added:-

READING
BROWNLOW ROAD
SU7073
934-0/12/10010 (East side)
All Saints Infants School and
playground area railings to west
GV II
Church of England infants school. 1865-6; by J.P. St Aubyn; extended late C20. Red brick in
Flemish bond with blue brick bands and voussoirs and Bath stone windows. Clay plain tile roofs
with gabled ends with moulded bargeboards supported on purlin ends and crested ridge tiles,
the S.W. gable has terracotta patonce cross. PLAN: Two schoolrooms at right angles to each
other forming a T-shaped plan with a porch and master's room or office in the S.E. angle.
Victorian Gothic style. EXTERIOR: Single storey. Asymmetrical south front of 3 bays with
gables to left and right, the right is smaller and projects further and in the space between a porch
with a hipped roof, 3 lancets at the front and a pointed arch doorway at the side with plank
door with wrought-iron hinges; set back behind the porch a smaller gable with 2 lancets; the
main gables to left and right have large 3-light Geometric tracery windows with toothed brick
pointed arches with blue brick voussoirs. Similar window in north gable of west range; the west
side of this range 3 pairs of lancets between brick buttresses with set-offs and on the ridge of the
roof a louvred bellcote set diagonally with a slate spire. At the rear, north, late C20 single-storey
flat-roof extensions to the left of the gable. Including playground area railings to west with
forked shafts and fleur-de-lis stanchions with scroll brackets. INTERIOR is virtually unaltered.
The two schoolrooms are open to arch-braced roof trusses on corbels, the west schoolroom has
boxed-in bell mechanism at apex of roof The master's room or office and the vestibule have
exposed braced common-rafter roof structures. Pointed arch plank doors and sliding doors
between the schoolrooms.


Listing NGR: SU7038973004

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