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Description: 1 and 2, Market Place (See Details for Further Address Information)
Date Listed: 22 April 1950
English Heritage Building ID: 251201
OS Grid Reference: SU3987187865
OS Grid Coordinates: 439871, 187865
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5882, -1.4259
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WANTAGE MARKET PLACE
SU3987NE (South side)
9/105 Nos.I and 2
22/04/50 (Formerly listed as No.1)
Includes No.2 Newbury Street.
Town house, now offices. c.1720-30. Flared header bond brick, red brick quoins
and dressings; roof not visible; flared and red brick stack. L-plan. 3 storeys;
4-window range. C20 shop front to ground floor. First and second floors have
segmental arches of gauged brick with half-H aprons to 4 early C18 sashes with
original glazing bars, one blind window, 2 mid C19 sashes and 2 blocked windows.
Red brick string course and parapet course; parapet panelled in red brick. Brick
stack to left corner. Left side wall to No. 2 Newbury Street has similar
6-window range of 5 early C18 sashes with original glazing bars, 5 blocked
windows and C20 sash to right. Interior: Early C18 two- and 6-panelled doors.
Mid C19 fireplaces, and mid C19 staircase to rear right. First-floor room to
left has panelling of c.1730. Collar-truss roof.
Listing NGR: SU3987187865
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Source: English Heritage
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