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32 and 33, Market Place, Wantage

Description: 32 and 33, Market Place

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 22 April 1950
English Heritage Building ID: 251218

OS Grid Reference: SU3977187928
OS Grid Coordinates: 439771, 187928
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5888, -1.4273

Location: 32 Market Place, Wantage, Oxfordshire OX12 8AL

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

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Listing Text

SU3987NE (West side)
9/122 Nos. 33 and 33
22/04/50 (Formerly listed as No.33)


Town house, now offices. c.1700. Flemish bond flared brick, red brick quoins and
dressings; old tile roof; flared and red brick stacks. L-plan. 2 storeys;
5-window range. C20 central door and window to right under continuous fascia.
Gauged brick segmental arches over late C19 sashes. Coved cornice. Hipped roof;
rear and left lateral stacks. 3-window range to left side wall, in Flemish bond
brick with flared headers has first-floor windows of segmental arches over
one-light and 2 two-light cross windows with leaded casements; similar late C18
three-storey wing to rear left with half-hipped old tile roof has C18
three-light leaded casement. Interior: C18 six-panelled doors, chamfered and
stopped ground floor beams. To left is panelled room of c.1730 with marble
fireplace flanked by Ionic pilasters. To rear of room is winder staircase of
c.1730, with turned and fluted balusters on open string and panelled dado;
decorative plaster motifs and moulded cornice to landing ceiling.

Listing NGR: SU3977987933

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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