NEWTON SCHOOL

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1156962
Date first listed:
14-Dec-1978
Statutory Address:
NEWTON SCHOOL, SCHOOL TERRACE

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Location

Statutory Address:
NEWTON SCHOOL, SCHOOL TERRACE

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

District:
Reading (Unitary Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SU 73039 73643

Details

1. SCHOOL TERRACE 5128 Newton School SU 7273 7/565 SU 7373 8/565 II 2. Board school type. Circa 1874. Architect J Morris probably. One of the better examples in Reading. 2 buildings - 1½ and 2 storeys in gabled Gothic - derived style. Red brick with rounded cill and label strings, latter raised over 1st floor window arches. Toothed eaves. Lighter brick bands and yellow brick patterning in tympana over windows. Tiled roof with crested ridges and toothed verges 3 and 4 light windows in moulded surrounds. Outer bays in both blocks are gabled breaks. Left hand building has tumbled brick in chimneys and retrains of school belfry; also a number of straight headed lancets. Right hand building has large 3 bay gable over pointed entrance of several moulded orders. Faces School Terrace (same date, by same architect). A pleasant group both in Newtown and from the train.

Listing NGR: SU7303973643

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
39163
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.

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