55, BAKER STREET

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1154492
Date first listed:
14-Dec-1978
Statutory Address:
55, BAKER STREET

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Ordnance survey map of 55, BAKER STREET
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Location

Statutory Address:
55, BAKER STREET

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

District:
Reading (Unitary Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SU 70823 73155

Details

BAKER STREET 1. 5128 No 55 SU 7073 12/14 II GV 2. Circa 1840 and altered. 3 storeys, Stucco, band over ground floor, small cornice and parapet with shallow central pediment. Slate roof. Glazing bar sash windows, 1st floor with marginal glazing; 2 windows including flat segmental bay window on 1st floor which has casements. Moulded architrave 1st floor left with cornice, ground floor windows with raised surrounds, architraves and cornices. Small arched door and a panel with 2 arched openings with radiating and wreathed fanlights on ground floor. A tablet on the wall says that this house was "Fox Talbot's Reading Establishment 1844-45". A pioneer photographer and associate of Fox Talbot's, Nicholas Henneman, lived here.

Listing NGR: SU7082373155

Legacy

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Legacy System number:
38746
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

End of official listing

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Date: 13 Aug 2001
Reference: IOE01/03950/02
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