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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1321922
English Heritage Legacy ID: 38995
Location: Reading, RG1
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
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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