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MUNICIPAL BUILDINGS SCHOOL OF ART

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: MUNICIPAL BUILDINGS SCHOOL OF ART

List entry Number: 1113600

Location

MUNICIPAL BUILDINGS SCHOOL OF ART, BLAGRAVE STREET
MUNICIPAL BUILDINGS SCHOOL OF ART, VALPY 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: 24-Jul-1974

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 39217

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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

VALPY STREET 1. 5128 Municipal Buildfngs school of Art SU 7173 NE 1/623 24.7.74. II GV 2. 1875, 3 storeys. Dark blue brick with red brick dressings and terracotta enriched band over 1st floor. Balustraded parapet. Tiled roof. Stepped sandstone plinth. 4 bays. To left a taller end turret with saddleback roof and large 2nd floor 2 light window with 2 transoms and enriched pointed tympanum with Arms of Reading. To right a 3 bay gable with built-up attic, date roundel and flanking chimneys on parapet returns. Windows divided by transoms and subsiduary mullions. Paired in centre bays. Ground and second floor windows segmental headed, pointed on 1st floor and attic storey. Pointed entrance on ground floor with corbelled mouldings to left. Segmental carriageway arch to right of this Segmental headed ½ glazed entrance to right.

Listing NGR: SU7168973637

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National Grid Reference: SU 71689 73637

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