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Priory Cottage, Wantage

Description: Priory Cottage

Grade: II
Date Listed: 6 December 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 251166

OS Grid Reference: SU3967887868
OS Grid Coordinates: 439678, 187868
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5883, -1.4287

Location: 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)
9/71 No. 22 (Priory Cottage)


House. c.1560-80 right of door, c.1790-1800 to left. Originally timber-framed to
right. Roughcast; old tile roof; brick stacks. Double-depth plan. 2 storeys;
4-window range. Carved brackets to flat hood over late C19 six-panelled (4
glazed) door set in eared moulded architrave. Late C18 sashes to left, late C19
three-light casements to right. Gabled roof; left gable end and ridge stacks.
C16 two-storey, one-bay range to rear right, roughcast over timber frame and
with gabled old tile roof; late C18 sashes and 6-panelled door to rear.
2-storey, 2-window range of c.1790-1800 runs parallel to rear left, of Flemish
bond brick with limestone ashlar quoins, gabled old tile roof and gable end
stacks; late C18 sashes and tripartite sash adjoining Doric columns to flat
cornice over French windows. Interior: Late C18 two- and 4-panelled doors. Reset
late C16 panelling to dado of rear left room. First floor has mid/late C16
doorway, cavetto-moulded with sunk spandrels, to rear of ridge stack, late C16
panelling adjoining winder stairs to rear of ridge stack, and mid/late C16
panelled room to right with original door to closet in front of stack. Exposed
timber-framing with large arch-braces. Original roof structure not visible.

Listing NGR: SU3968187862

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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