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1, 1A, 2 AND 2A, READING STREET

List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: 1, 1A, 2 AND 2A, READING STREET

List entry Number: 1023516

Location

1, 1A, 2 AND 2A, READING STREET

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County:

District: Swindon

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish:

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 17-Feb-1970

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 318800

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

READING STREET SU 1484 NE SWINDON (north side) 6/138 Nos. 1, 1a, 2 and 2a 17.2.70 GV II

Two houses-in terrace, now flats. 1842-3 for GWR. Ashlar stone in black mortar, coursed rubble to rear wall. Slate roof. Stone based brick stacks on gable walls. Each house 2 storey, 3 bays, central door and hallway and flanking rooms. C20 brick lean-to at rear. C20 15-pane doors up 1 step in painted chamfered surrounds with splayed stops. Tripartite 2-pane sashes within chamfered surrounds, label moulds over all ground floor openings. Blind light over doors.

Listing NGR: SU1463584799

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Hudson, K, Transport History
Large, F , Swindon Retrospect 1855-1930, (1931)
Peck, A , The Great Western at Swindon Works, (1983)
Silto, J , A Swindon History 1840-1901

National Grid Reference: SU 14632 84795

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