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Wall between Forbury Road and Abbott's Walk to west of St James's Church

A Grade II Listed Building in Abbey, Reading

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Latitude: 51.457 / 51°27'25"N

Longitude: -0.9656 / 0°57'56"W

OS Eastings: 471964

OS Northings: 173617

OS Grid: SU719736

Mapcode National: GBR QNF.55

Mapcode Global: VHDWT.6MWY

Plus Code: 9C3XF24M+QQ

Entry Name: Wall between Forbury Road and Abbott's Walk to west of St James's Church

Listing Date: 14 December 1978

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1303165

English Heritage Legacy ID: 38941

Location: Abbey, Reading, RG1

County: Reading

Electoral Ward/Division: Abbey

Parish: Non Civil Parish

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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SU 7173 NE

FORBURY ROAD (south side)
Wall between Forbury Road and Abbott's Walk to west of St James's Church


Bounds Forbury Gardens to east. Probably circa 1840 or 1855. Flint with Bath stone ashlar piers of varying height. Panels opposite the west front of St James's Church have C12 fragments of carving and architectural decoration. Ends in small gate to Abbot's Walk with arch of re-used voussoirs and chevron capitals (C12), stepped parapet over. Fragments of Norman Abbey to be found also in wall to west of St James's School playground.

Listing NGR: SU7196573617

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