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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.

Name: ABBEY GATE

List entry Number: 1155691

Location

ABBEY GATE, THE FORBURY

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

County District District Type Parish
ReadingUnitary Authority

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 22-Mar-1957

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 38933

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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History

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Details

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

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National Grid Reference: SU 71882 73556

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