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NEWTON SCHOOL

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: NEWTON SCHOOL

List entry Number: 1156962

Location

NEWTON SCHOOL, SCHOOL TERRACE

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: 14-Dec-1978

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 39163

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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

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

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National Grid Reference: SU 73039 73643

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