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Statutory Address:

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

Reading (Unitary Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SU 71735 73439


MARKET PLACE 1. 5128 (East Side) Nos 1 and 2 SU 7173 SE 3/531 II GV 2. Probably 1870s. Rubbed brick classical. 5 bays. Dividing Doric pilasters with reed-fluted pilasters over ground floor. 3 storeys with pedimented feature to attic in 2nd bay from left. Moulded and carved modillion cornice, interrupted by shaped pediment over 2nd floor windows of feature bay. Slate roof. Plate glass sash windows, 3 tripartite, feature bay has paired windows. Moulded architraves and enriched entablature on 1st floor. Cast iron parapet rails with semi-circular capped dies. Lunette to feature bay with reed-fluted bracket pilasters. Stone faced ground floor with rustic piers between bays. Large entrance to left in pink and grey polished granite, Segmental pediment, carved tympanum, bracket-pilasters with reed fluted tops. Arched fanlight over modern door. Arched through passage to right with wrought iron guille to upper part carrying "Lloyds Bank Chambers" in gilt letters. Interior has 4 bay classical (circa 1930s) banking hall with 3 Rain beams on central row of piers.

Listing NGR: SU7173573439


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

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Date: 27 Aug 2001
Reference: IOE01/04972/22
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Richard Swynford-Lain. Source Historic England Archive
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