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196-200, Kings Road

A Grade II Listed Building in Abbey, Reading

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Latitude: 51.4537 / 51°27'13"N

Longitude: -0.959 / 0°57'32"W

OS Eastings: 472429

OS Northings: 173262

OS Grid: SU724732

Mapcode National: GBR QPG.NB

Mapcode Global: VHDWT.BQCF

Entry Name: 196-200, Kings Road

Listing Date: 24 July 1974

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1321922

English Heritage Legacy ID: 38995

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 John the Evangelist and St Stephen

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

(South Side)
Nos 196 to 200 (even)
SU 7273 7/145 24.7.74.
1840s. A block of 3 houses formerly known as Wilberforce Place. Restored.
Plain Bath stone ashlar fronts with slate roofs. No 198, 2 storeys and basement.
3 windows on 1st floor with raised surrounds, glazing bar sashes with marginal
glazing. 2 French casement windows with balconies and contemporary cast iron
rails on ground floor and central 2 panel door with rectangular over-light.
Raised door surround with moulded pediment ornamented with corner stele. Nos
196 and 200 form 3 storey gable end pavilions with channelled ground floors
below impost string of round headed windows which have apron panels below.
1 window each with cast iron rails, side elevations. Modern extensions: No
196 has a 2 storey bay to right; No 200 has replica style 2+4 bay extension
to Eldon Road.

Listing NGR: SU7242973262

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