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1 and 2, Market Place (See Details for Further Address Information), Wantage

Description: 1 and 2, Market Place (See Details for Further Address Information)

Grade: II
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

Location: A338, Wantage, Oxfordshire OX12 8BS

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

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Listing Text

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

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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