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Description: 17,18 and 19, High Street
Date Listed: 9 December 1949
English Heritage Building ID: 249262
OS Grid Reference: SU6082489488
OS Grid Coordinates: 460824, 189488
Latitude/Longitude: 51.6010, -1.1232
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WALLINGFORD HIGH STREET
SU6089SE (South side)
11/99 Nos.l7,18 and 19
Row of 3 houses, possibly originally shops with dwellings above. Probably early
C16 with later alterations. Roughcast, probably on timber framing; old
plain-tile roof; brick end stack to left. Basement. 2-storey, 3-window range.
C20 six-panel door to right of centre. Two 6-panel doors with architrave
surrounds approached by stone steps to left of centre. Basement window to
centre. 4-pane unhorned sash, with architrave surround to left. C20 twelve-pane
horned sash with architrave surround to right. Probably late C18 shop window of
24-panes with flanking half-columns having masks to lintel at centre. Jetty to
first floor, that to centre at higher level. 12-pane unhorned sashes with
architrave surrounds to left and centre. 12-pane horned sash with architrave
surround to right. Interior: cellar of No.18 noted as having stone quadripartite
vaulting of 2 bays, possibly incorporating re-used masonry from the priory
church. Ground floor of No.19 lowered. Arch braced truss to first floor front.
Nos.17 and 18 noted as having king-post smoke bay. No.17 as having evidence of
former cross-gable to street.
("Some Notes on the Domestic Architecture of Wallingford, Berkshire" by P.S.
Spokes in Berkshire Archaeological Journal, Vol.50, 1947; V.C.H. Berkshire,
Vol.III, 1923, p.519).
Listing NGR: SU6082489488
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