Description: 23-37, Mill Street
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
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WANTAGE MILL STREET
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
Source: English Heritage
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