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Vale and Downland Museum Centre, Wantage

Description: Vale and Downland Museum Centre

Grade: II
Date Listed: 3 December 1969
English Heritage Building ID: 251163

OS Grid Reference: SU3970887849
OS Grid Coordinates: 439708, 187849
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5881, -1.4282

Location: 19 Church Street, Wantage, Oxfordshire OX12 8BL

Locality: Wantage
Local Authority: Vale of White Horse District Council
County: Oxfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: OX12 8BL

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Listing Text

SU3987NE (South side)
9/68 No.19 (Vale and Downland
03/12/69 Museum Centre)


House, now museum Centre. C17, remodelled c.1780 by Lawrence Hazell (datestone
over first-floor window). Originally timber-framed with square timber framing
and wattle and daub infill to side and rear right. Flemish bond brick with
flared headers; old tile roof; brick stack. Original 3-unit lobby-entry plan. 2
storeys; 4-window range. Late C19 gabled porch, timber-framed with herringbone
brick infill; door blocked, present entry in C20 extension to left; 2-light
leaded window in left side wall. Gauged brick flat arches over late C18 sashes
and 3 mid C19 horned sashes to left. Half-hipped roof; ridge stack. C20
extensions to left and rear. Interior: Room to right has chamfered and stopped
beam, original joists, chamfered bressumer over chalk open fireplace;
collar-truss with clasped purlins to right.

Listing NGR: SU3970787844

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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