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A Grade II Listed Building in Redlands, Reading

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Latitude: 51.4435 / 51°26'36"N

Longitude: -0.9574 / 0°57'26"W

OS Eastings: 472557

OS Northings: 172125

OS Grid: SU725721

Mapcode National: GBR QQK.1Z

Mapcode Global: VHDWT.CZ79

Entry Name: Uplands

Listing Date: 14 December 1978

Last Amended: 16 May 1979

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1321968

English Heritage Legacy ID: 38850

Location: Reading, RG2

County: Reading

Electoral Ward/Division: Redlands

Built-Up Area: Reading

Traditional County: Berkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Berkshire

Church of England Parish: Reading Christ Church

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

(North Side)
The Mount
No 59 (Uplands)
SU 7272 9/439
On corner with Christchurch Road. House for manager at Huntley and Palmer's
Factory. Decorative features face approach from Christchurch. 1876. 2 storeys
gault brick with yellow brick cill and lintel bands and patterning to square
corner turret. Moulded brick modillion eaves cornice. Hipped slate roof with
fish-scale bands and 2 brick chimneys with cogged capping. Stop-moulded stone
lintels. Plate glass sash windows with bracket cills. 4 bays to road, angle
turret to left, canted bay with turret roof to right. Centre projecting porch
with pointed arch entrance and high parapet with moulded brick rosettes (reminiscent
of Joseph Morris's work) and 2 order archway with label and chamfered side
piers with stone floral caps. Decorative panels to door with applied patterned
lintel. Contemporary conservatory on ground floor on outer facet of turret,
it has a hipped glazed roof, crested ridge and painted panes. Angled return
to west. Railings, standards retained. Interior altered.

Listing NGR: SU7255772125

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

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