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Former Kennet Arms

A Grade II Listed Building in Katesgrove, Reading

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Latitude: 51.4483 / 51°26'53"N

Longitude: -0.9728 / 0°58'22"W

OS Eastings: 471479

OS Northings: 172646

OS Grid: SU714726

Mapcode National: GBR QLJ.L8

Mapcode Global: VHDWT.3V2L

Plus Code: 9C3XC2XG+8V

Entry Name: Former Kennet Arms

Listing Date: 14 December 1978

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1302886

English Heritage Legacy ID: 39119

Location: Katesgrove, Reading, RG1

County: Reading

Electoral Ward/Division: Katesgrove

Built-Up Area: Reading

Traditional County: Berkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Berkshire

Church of England Parish: Reading St Giles

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

SU 7172 13/546

No. 2 (Former Kennet Arms)

(Formerly listed as No 2 (The Kennet Arms))


Late C18 or early C19, possibly built in connection with the Kennet and Avon canal. 3 storeys, 2x2 bays. Red and grey chequered brick with stucco quoins; the twin-gabled Pell Street elevation now painted, and the Elgar Road elevation stuccoed. Multi-pane sash windows to first and second floors. Tiled M-shaped roof with brick block cornice and central stack. Ground floor has pub front of with pulvinated fascia, panelled doors, window joinery and plaster scrolls at corners, all of c.1900. 2-storey rear extension to Elgar Road is of similar date.

Listing NGR: SU7147972646

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

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