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Latitude: 51.4486 / 51°26'55"N
Longitude: -0.9557 / 0°57'20"W
OS Eastings: 472667
OS Northings: 172700
OS Grid: SU726727
Mapcode National: GBR QQJ.D4
Mapcode Global: VHDWT.DV3B
Entry Name: Chapel at Reading School
Listing Date: 19 March 1975
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1321946
English Heritage Legacy ID: 38923
Location: Reading, RG1
Electoral Ward/Division: Redlands
Built-Up Area: Reading
Traditional County: Berkshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Berkshire
Church of England Parish: Reading St Luke
Church of England Diocese: Oxford
SU 7272 9/478 19.3.75.
1870s, probably by Alfred Waterhouse who designed the school. Plain Early
English style. English bond red brick with blue brick bands and chequering
especially to eaves which have small chevron decoration. Tiled roof with fishscale
bands. 8 bays, with dividing buttresses, 5 bays of paired lancets, small gabled
porch to south-west and a single lancet to east bay. Stepped triple lancet
to east. Small 2 light ambled extension to south (vestry) with small belfry
and tall octagonal chimney. Interior : plain brick, arch braced collar beam
trusses on corbels, long benches to sides.
Listing NGR: SU7266772700
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