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The Bear Hotel, Wantage

Description: The Bear Hotel

Grade: II
Date Listed: 22 April 1950
English Heritage Building ID: 251209

OS Grid Reference: SU3978987880
OS Grid Coordinates: 439789, 187880
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5884, -1.4271

Location: 10 A417, Wantage, Oxfordshire OX12 8AB

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

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Listing Text

SU3987NE (South side)
9/113 The Bear Hotel


Inn. C17, remodelled c.1720, Red Flemish bond brick; early C20 limestone ashlar
to ground floor; roof and stacks not visible. L-plan. 3 storeys; 6-window range.
Early C18 gates to entry; late C18 ground floor sashes. Gauged brick segmental
arches with keystones over early C18 first-floor sashes; flat brick arches with
keystones over mid C19 three-pane second-floor sashes. Moulded cornice;
pedimented to centre with blind half-lunette. Gabled roof; stacks not visible.
Interior: First-floor room has C17 panelled dado and timber-framed wall to left,
To rear left is 3-storey, 6-window range of Flemish bond brick with flared
headers; segmental arches over mid C19 sashes except C20 casements flanking C20

Listing NGR: SU3979287868

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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