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Description: 7 and 8, Market Place
Date Listed: 22 April 1950
English Heritage Building ID: 251205
OS Grid Reference: SU3983987879
OS Grid Coordinates: 439839, 187879
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5884, -1.4263
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WANTAGE MARKET PLACE
SU3987NE (South side)
9/109 Nos.7 and 8
Town house, now flat and shops. C17, refronted c.1780. Flared header bond brick,
red brick quoins and dressings; roof and stacks not visible. T-plan. 3 storeys;
5-window range. C20 shop fronts. First and second floors have keyed stone
lintels over original sashes. Red brick string course and parapet course;
parapet panelled in red brick. Roof and stacks not visible. Interior: First
floor of No.7 (left) has late C18 fireplace. No.8 has late C17 panelling to
right, late C17 panelled doors, and C17 winder stairs, much restored. C17
four-bay roof has central collar truss flanked by timber-framed closed trusses.
C17 two-storey wing to rear of No.8 has C18 brick walling, gabled old and C20
tile roof and brick ridge stack; C17 four-light leaded casement to left side
wall; C17 three-bay queen-post roof. Structural evidence indicates that this
wing is later than the front, which was probably timber-framed also.
Listing NGR: SU3984187863
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Source: English Heritage
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