On the second day of Christmas…

...my true love sent to me: two scheduled monuments and an Inner Distribution Road. Reading's two ancient monuments. L - High Bridge, R - Reading Abbey with Reading Gaol High Bridge is listed as a scheduled monument (1005388) and also has a Grade II listing (1321938). It dates from 1788 and was designed by Robert… Continue reading On the second day of Christmas…

On the first day of Christmas…

...my true love sent to me: an Inner Distribution Road. IDR flyover at the foot of Southampton Street looking north Reading's Inner Distribution Road (IDR) encircles the town centre and has very few admirers but as a route around the town centre it takes in some of Reading's most important heritage sites. Construction began at… Continue reading On the first day of Christmas…