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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.


List entry Number: 1113414



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


District: Reading

District Type: Unitary Authority


National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 22-Mar-1957

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 38793

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CASTLE STREET 1. 5128 (South Side) No 19 SU 7173 SW 2/52 22.3.57. II* GV 2. Early C18. 3 storeys. Silver grey brick headers with red brick quoins and window surrounds. Symmetrical front with contemporary rainwater heads between outer pairs of windows. Moulded cornice and parapet with stone coping. Tiled roof. Ground and 1st floors have deep segmental heads of gauged brick with fluted keystones and brick hoodmould over. 2nd floor windows have flat arches with fluted keystones. All keystones printed. Glazing bar sash windows 5 to upper floors, 4 to ground floor (plate glass). Central 6 panel door with arched fan in rectangle, fluted Doric pilasters and Doric entablature and cornice capped by segmental pediment. Early C19 spearhead rails to front. Sun Fire Insurance Mark, number 467802 in pediment of doorcase. Refers to insurance taken out in 1782 by the owner John Deane and tenant Frances Mitchell (widow). Full height bow at rear. Interior: hall semi-panelled and has Doric doorcases. Some rooms on 1st floor retain panelling, drawing room (bow window room) on ground floor has later C18 patterned ceiling, with central pendant (obscured by partition) and modillion cornice. Some contemporary fireplace surrounds. Contemporary staircase with turned balusters (now boxed-in for fire-regulations).

Listing NGR: SU7124373110

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National Grid Reference: SU 71329 73205


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