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Newbury,  Berkshire
Newtown Road Area

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Notes in italics from Berkshire by Nikolaus Pevsner (1966)
Yale University Press, New Haven and London.



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On the E side of Newtown Road, facing a green, Raymonds Buildings, or Lower Raymonds Buildings, dated 1796, a long range of plain, classical almshouses. Twenty-five bays, two storeys, pedimental gable in the centre.


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Across the street ... Upper Raymonds Buildings, 1826 and Gothic. Straight-headed two-light windows, and in the raised middle a giant arch.


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A high Early Victorian house attached to which, with its E end on Newtown Road, is the Litten Chapel, a small Perp chapel with two small genuine Perp windows and an original roof. The E end is cut off by the road. ...


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In Argyle Road St Bartholomew's Hospital, a U-shaped brick building of two storeys with a hipped roof. It dates from 1618, but the windows have mullion and transom crosses, and this looks later C17 and could go with the date 1698 on the cupola.


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In Bartholomew Street the Eight Bells, C16, one-storeyed, with three gables. Gothic window details.


Market Place and Wharf Street

West Mills

London Road, Oxford Street and nearby

St Nicolas Church

St John's Church 



Map of Newbury 
 

 

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