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Shelter at north-east corner of Forbury Gardens

A Grade II Listed Building in Abbey, Reading

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Latitude: 51.4573 / 51°27'26"N

Longitude: -0.9657 / 0°57'56"W

OS Eastings: 471960

OS Northings: 173651

OS Grid: SU719736

Mapcode National: GBR QNF.51

Mapcode Global: VHDWT.6MVQ

Plus Code: 9C3XF24M+WP

Entry Name: Shelter at north-east corner of Forbury Gardens

Listing Date: 14 December 1978

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1303193

English Heritage Legacy ID: 38936

Location: Abbey, 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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Forbury Gardens
Shelter at north-east corner of Forbury Gardens


Possibly circa 1855; park shelter re-using numerous fragments from the C12 Abbey. Domed apse with two projecting walls containing lunette windows. Some flint and brick but mostly salvaged Caen stone and limestone ashlar, carved voussoirs and other fragments.

Listing NGR: SU7196173650

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