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King Alfred's Head Public House, Wantage

Description: King Alfred's Head Public House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 6 December 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 251217

OS Grid Reference: SU3974187935
OS Grid Coordinates: 439741, 187935
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5889, -1.4277

Location: Alfred Street, Wantage, Oxfordshire OX12 8AH

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

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Listing Text

SU3987NE (West side)
9/121 King Alfred's Head Public


Inn, now public house. Early C18. Random bond yellow brick, red brick quoins and
dressings; C20 tile roof; brick stacks. L-plan. 2 storeys; 5-window range.
Concrete lintel over paired sashes flanking C20 door. First floor has keyed
gauged brick semi-circular arches over early C18 sashes; string course at impost
level. Gabled roof; gable end stacks. Outshut of similar materials to rear. To
rear left is early C18 three-storey, 4-window range of Flemish bond brick with
flared headers, and with hipped old tile roof and brick ridge stack; segmental
arches over 2 second-floor and one first-floor early C18 sashes, 4 late C18
sashes and C20 door. To right of front is 3-storey cross wing of Flemish bond
yellow brick with red brick quoins and dressings; flat brick arches over mid C19
sashes and one early C18 sash to right. Interior: Chamfered and stopped beams to
ground floor.

Listing NGR: SU3973787944

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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