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Description: 21 and 22, Market Place
Date Listed: 3 December 1969
English Heritage Building ID: 251212
OS Grid Reference: SU3975787903
OS Grid Coordinates: 439757, 187903
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5886, -1.4275
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WANTAGE MARKET PLACE
SU3987NE (West side)
9/116 Nos.21 and 22
Town house and shop, now shop and offices. Late C16. Originally timber-framed
with jettied first floor; in late C19 ground floor underbuilt in brick and first
and attic floors re-walled in mock timber framing and tile cladding; old tile
roof; brick stacks. Single-unit plan. 2 storeys and attic; 2-window range. C20
shop front. Pedimented 2-light cross-windows to first floor, similar without
pediment above. Cross-gabled roof; lateral stack. Left side wall has attic
window with 2 trefoil-headed lights and 2 narrow gable walls to rear. No.22, to
right of No.21 has 2-storey, one-bay front of late C19 English bond brink, with
gabled old tile roof, brick stack to rear wall, C20 door and late C19 sashes to
front and right side wall. Interior: No.21, has original cellar with stone steps
and chamfered beams; chamfered beams and dragon-beam to ground floor; chamfered
beam and mid C18 panelling to first floor, and original roof structure. No.22
has 2-bay arch-braced collar truss with large jointed, chamfered and curved post
to right; set of chamfered beams to ground floor; in rear first-floor room is
late C17 panelled door, bolection-moulded fireplace and adjoining panelling.
Listing NGR: SU3976387902
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Source: English Heritage
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