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23-37, Mill Street, Wantage

Description: 23-37, Mill Street

Grade: II
Date Listed: 6 December 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 251230

OS Grid Reference: SU3972288002
OS Grid Coordinates: 439722, 188002
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5895, -1.4280

Location: A417, Wantage, Oxfordshire OX12 9AB

Locality: Wantage
Local Authority: Vale of White Horse District Council
County: Oxfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: OX12 9AB

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Listing Text

SU3988 (South side)
6/133 Nos. 23 to 37 (odd)


Almshouses. 1867, by J.P. Spencer for Town Commissioners. Flemish bond brick
with limestone ashlar bands; old tile roof with decorative ridge tiles; brick
stacks. Row of "one-up, one-down" cottages with rear outshut. 2 storeys;
8-window range, ascends Mill Street with every 2 bays stepped up. Shallow
pointed arches over plank doors. Pointed tympanum arches of alternating brick
and ashlar voussoirs pierced with roundels, over 2-light casements with cusped
heads; ashlar storey bands beneath similar first-floor casements. Gabled roof
with raised ashlar coping; ridge stacks. Interior not inspected. Terraced brick
wall to front with piers and ashlar steps.
(Buildings of England: Berkshire, p.255).

Listing NGR: SU3972288002

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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