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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: WEST MEMORIAL HALL

List entry Number: 1321953

Location

WEST MEMORIAL HALL, GOSBROOK ROAD

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: II

Date first listed: 14-Dec-1978

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 38961

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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

GOSBROOK ROAD 1. 5128 (South Side) West Memorial Hall SU 7174 11/494 II 2. 1865-66 by Alfred Waterhouse. Gothic. Red brick former Baptist Free Church, gable end to street. Stone plinth and dressings. Banded tile roof. Blue brick bands in gable above and below rose window. Tumbled brick in chimney to south gable. Blue and red brick herring bone work in tympanum over pair of lancets to left. The main feature is the right hand bay - this has a hipped rectangular stair turret to gallery with external stairs on quadrant wall to base. 4 bay side wall to west with arched passage below buttresses, cogged eaves cornice, paired lancets, except to 1/2 dormer to north. 1911 extension to east with central gable, echoes style of north gable. Interior rearranged. An interesting display of materials.

Listing NGR: SU7147374742

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National Grid Reference: SU 71473 74742

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