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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.


List entry Number: 1303031



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


District: Reading

District Type: Unitary Authority


National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 22-Mar-1957

Date of most recent amendment: 14-Dec-1978

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 39014

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LONDON ROAD 1. 5128 (South Side) Nos 24 to 30 (even) (St David's Hall) (Formerly listed as Portland Place) SU 7272 9/165 22.3.57. II* GV 2. Formerly Portland Place. 1830s probably by Billing (local architect). 4 storeys and basement. Bath stone front to brick building. Formerly 4 (?5) houses. End houses project and have angle pilasters, moulded pediments over, entablature and blocking course with central panel to centre part. Roof slate with large stacks with moulded capping. Ground floor rusticated. Moulded string at 1st floor level. Central portion has continuous Greek Doric colonnade at ground floor level with cast-iron balcony railings over. 3:6:3 windows, glazing bar sashes. 2nd and 4th windows of centre 1st floor have moulded architrave surround and pediment over. 1st floor windows of outer breaks have cast iron balconies and centre one has moulded architrave surround and'cornice over. Flanking Greek Doric porticoes with,blocking course in small recessed 2 storey extensions, small doors with rectangular fanlights over, oval pattern glazing. 2 doors in centre, 4 upper panels glazed, also with oval pattern fanlights. Arrow head railings to areas.

Listing NGR: SU7218572944

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National Grid Reference: SU 72185 72944


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