Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: I

List Entry Number: 1155691

Date first listed: 22-Mar-1957

Statutory Address: ABBEY GATE, THE FORBURY


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Statutory Address: ABBEY GATE, THE FORBURY

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

District: Reading (Unitary Authority)

National Grid Reference: SU 71882 73556


THE FORBURY 1. 5128 Abbey Gate SU 7173 NE 1/112 22.5. 57. GV I 2.

C12 to C14. Entirely remodelled by Sir George Gilbert Scott 1861. Flint and Bath stone ashlar, quoins etc to ground floor. 2 storeys with shaped modillion cornice, parapet with weathered coping, Central pointed archway with roll mould and gabled drip over. Flanking buttresses. 4 lancets on 1st floor with foiled heads, 2 on ground floor with impost and cill strings. Octagonal end turrets with cornice, parapet and cope. Turrets and buttresses chamfered below squinches of 1st floor; headstops in squinches. Inside the archway is a large round headed arch with a double flat roll. Entrance passage intended to be vaulted, 2 pointed doorways and stairs to left. Rear much the same except for round headed entrance.

Listing NGR: SU7188273556


The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number: 38933

Legacy System: LBS

End of official listing