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Chapel at Reading School

A Grade II Listed Building in Redlands, Reading

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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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1321946

English Heritage Legacy ID: 38923

Location: Reading, RG1

County: Reading

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

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Listing Text

Chapel at
Reading School
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

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

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