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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: 1113475



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: 26-Jul-1973

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 38931

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THE FORBURY 1. 5128 Shire Hall SU 7173 NE 1/305 26.7.73. II GV 2. 1904-11, by Warwick and Hall. Queen Anne style. Red brick with, Portland channelled ground floor and occasional quoins. Painted modillion cornice. Slate roof with balustraded top and panelled corner chimneys. 3 storeys, attic and basement. 5 bays, casements with glazing bars, eared architraves on 2nd floor, on 1st floor centre 3 segmental headed windows with open segmental pediment and keys, outer ones have bolection surrounds and keys. Modified Doric projecting portico in antis to ground floor extending across side windows, a pair of columns in centre and 2 more each side. Steps to entrance with round headed doorway with flanking niches. Altar-type cast iron lamp standards on flanking walls of steps. Wide dormer with cornice broken round it. Interior: groin vaulted hall.

Listing NGR: SU7184273540

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National Grid Reference: SU 71842 73540


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