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THE HIGH

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: THE HIGH

List entry Number: 1113493

Location

THE HIGH, 8, HIGH STREET

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

County:

District: Reading

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish:

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 19-Mar-1975

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 38974

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

HIGH STREET 1. 5128 (East Side) No 8 (The High) SU 7173 SE 3/339 19.3.75. II GV 2. 1904. Architect W R Howell of Coopers and Howell. Builders were Lewis Bros of Poole. Faience from Messrs A E Whitehead, Leeds. Art Nouvean style. Tiled and terracotta front, possibly to an older building. 3 storeys, attic and basement. 2 bays. 3 light casement attic window with shaped cornice. Heavy modillion cornice with flanking pepperpots and carved terracotta ornament. 2 segmental headed tripartite windows on 2nd floor with half-hexagonal piers between on carved glazed corbels. Green tiled ground and 1st floors - large segmental window on 1st floor with large keystone and currilinear motif on voussoirs. Modern shop front but original tiled side piers with stylized metal number above on each side. Clients were E Jackson and Son.

Listing NGR: SU7173073422

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National Grid Reference: SU 71730 73422

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