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St David's Hall

A Grade II* Listed Building in Redlands, Reading

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.4509 / 51°27'3"N

Longitude: -0.9626 / 0°57'45"W

OS Eastings: 472185

OS Northings: 172944

OS Grid: SU721729

Mapcode National: GBR QNH.WB

Mapcode Global: VHDWT.8SHM

Entry Name: St David's Hall

Listing Date: 22 March 1957

Last Amended: 14 December 1978

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1303031

English Heritage Legacy ID: 39014

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 Giles

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

LONDON ROAD
1.
5128
(South Side)
Nos 24 to 30 (even)
(St David's Hall)
(Formerly listed as
Portland Place)
SU 7272 9/165 22.3.57.
II* GV
2.
Formerly Portland Place. 1830s probably by Billing (local architect). 4 storeys
and basement. Bath stone front to brick building. Formerly 4 (?5) houses.
End houses project and have angle pilasters, moulded pediments over, entablature
and blocking course with central panel to centre part. Roof slate with large
stacks with moulded capping. Ground floor rusticated. Moulded string at 1st
floor level. Central portion has continuous Greek Doric colonnade at ground
floor level with cast-iron balcony railings over. 3:6:3 windows, glazing bar
sashes. 2nd and 4th windows of centre 1st floor have moulded architrave surround
and pediment over. 1st floor windows of outer breaks have cast iron balconies
and centre one has moulded architrave surround and'cornice over. Flanking
Greek Doric porticoes with,blocking course in small recessed 2 storey extensions,
small doors with rectangular fanlights over, oval pattern glazing. 2 doors
in centre, 4 upper panels glazed, also with oval pattern fanlights. Arrow
head railings to areas.


Listing NGR: SU7218572944

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

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