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W I PALMER MEMORIAL HALL

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: W I PALMER MEMORIAL HALL

List entry Number: 1113613

Location

W I PALMER MEMORIAL HALL, 42 AND 43, WEST 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-Oct-1974

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 39240

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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

WEST STREET 1. 5128 (West Side) Nos 42 and 43 (W I Palmer Memorial Hall) SU 7173 12/355 24.10.74. 2. Dated 1887. Brick and terracotta. 3 storeys. 3 bays. Centre recessed with large 4 light windows with terracotta fluted mullions and moulded transom. Right hand bay projects with similar but 2-light windows with terracotta decorative semi-circular panels above. Left hand bay canted; similar windows with similar panels over and elaborate terracotta Ronunesque-type doorway of 2 orders and flanking portico with decorative columns supporting arcaded pediment and lintel inscribed "AD WEST STREET HALL 1887", Pediment breaks into 1st floor window. Decorative panels over ground floor with "W I Palmer Memorial Hall" carved on them. Continuous moulded cornices at all levels. Tiled roof in form of short spire over left hand bay. Brick parapet. Chimney with cornice. Large plate glass shop front to right.

Listing NGR: SU7122473517

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National Grid Reference: SU 71224 73517

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