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155, Friar Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Abbey, Reading

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.4563 / 51°27'22"N

Longitude: -0.9709 / 0°58'15"W

OS Eastings: 471595

OS Northings: 173542

OS Grid: SU715735

Mapcode National: GBR QMF.0C

Mapcode Global: VHDWT.4N1F

Entry Name: 155, Friar Street

Listing Date: 14 December 1978

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1303154

English Heritage Legacy ID: 38960

Location: Reading, RG1

County: Reading

Electoral Ward/Division: Abbey

Built-Up Area: Reading

Traditional County: Berkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Berkshire

Church of England Parish: Reading St Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

FRIAR STREET
1.
5128
(South Side)
No 155
SU 7173 NE 1/493
II
2.
1870s. Gabled frontage to street. 3 1/2 storeys, 1 bay. Brick with ashlar bands
and moulded strings over ground, 1st and 2nd floors. Slate roof. 2 storey
bay over ground floor with crenellated parapet. Attic window is a pointed
tripartite lunette with transom, ogee label and poppyhead. Shaped gable with
decorated verge. Moulded surround to late C19 shopfront. Pleasant old fashioned
(probably circa 1900) shop inside with 'L'-plan counter.


Listing NGR: SU7159573542

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

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