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ALBION PLACE

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: ALBION PLACE

List entry Number: 1113506

Location

ALBION PLACE, 45-65, LONDON ROAD

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: 22-Mar-1957

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 39002

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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

LONDON ROAD 1. 5128 (North Side) Nos 45 to 65 (odd) (Albion Place) SU 7273 7/157 SU 7272 9/157 22.3.57. II* GV 2. Circa 1825-35 by Richard Billing, local architect/builder. 3 storeys, attic and basement. Stucco, channelled ground floor. String under 1st floor windows, moulded cornice with parapet which has balustraded panels over windows. Slate roof. A good symmetrical terrace with 2 end houses projecting slightly. Each house has 3 semi-circular headed dormers, some with radiating glazing and 3 ranges of glazing bar sash windows, end houses have architrave and cornice to centre 1st floor windows. Round headed windows on ground floor with radiating glazing and segmental headed recessed doorway; 6 panelled doors with Greek Doric fluted columns supporting Greek Key pattern; radiating fanlight overall. Contemporary cast iron rails to areas and steps. Carriage sweep in front with pairs of panelled pyramidal-capped stone piers at each end.

Listing NGR: SU7218872994

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National Grid Reference: SU 72188 72994

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