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High Bridge

A Grade II Listed Building in Abbey, Reading

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Latitude: 51.4541 / 51°27'14"N

Longitude: -0.9686 / 0°58'6"W

OS Eastings: 471763

OS Northings: 173299

OS Grid: SU717732

Mapcode National: GBR QMG.J5

Mapcode Global: VHDWT.5Q93

Entry Name: High Bridge

Listing Date: 22 March 1957

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1321938

English Heritage Legacy ID: 38899

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

SU 7173 SE

High Bridge


1788. Architect: Robert Brettingham of Princes Street, Hanover Square. A
single segmental rusticated and vermiculated arch with a plain ashlar keystone.
Plain circular recessed panels in spandrels. A curved string follows the pavement
but with a plain solid panelled balustrade and moulded coping. The balustrade
is curved outwards at each end and finished with a rectangular pier. Graceful
design of considerable architectural merit. (Ancient Monument. Berks No

Listing NGR: SU7176373299

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

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