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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: 1113539



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: 39078

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MARKET PLACE 1. 5128 (West Side) Corn Exchange Arcade Entrance SU 7173 SE 3/312 26.7.73. II GV 2. 1854 by J B Clacy and F Hawker. Renaissance style single bay feature in Bath stone ashlar. 3 stages capped by pepperpot turret with bell and weathervane. Lower stage has rusticated piers with swagged fruit caps to lintel. 2nd stage an arched recess with pierced balcony and flanking fluted Ionic columns; keystone with Prince of Wales crest and motto. Tripartite window inside, blocked with semi-circular panelling over; coffered vault. Top stage has "Corn Exchange" in relief on base and brackets to elaborate fruit and flower carved border to gilt and blue clock with Roman numerals. Now leads to modern shopping arcade.

Listing NGR: SU7167973470

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National Grid Reference: SU 71680 73469


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