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Sister Superior's House, St Mary's School, Wantage

Description: Sister Superior's House, St Mary's School

Grade: II
Date Listed: 22 April 1950
English Heritage Building ID: 251235

OS Grid Reference: SU3986487692
OS Grid Coordinates: 439864, 187692
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5867, -1.4260

Location: 21 A338, Wantage, Oxfordshire OX12 8BZ

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

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Listing Text

SU3987 (West side)
7/138 Sister Superior's House, St.
22/04/50 Mary's School


House. C17, remodelled and extended to right in early C18 and with late C19 bay
to left. Roughcast over original timber frame; early C18 Flemish bond brick with
flared headers above and to right of door; old tile roof; brick stacks. T-plan.
2 storeys and attic to left; 2 storeys to right. Brackets to pediment over
6-panelled door with fanlight. Segmental header arches over C18 four-light
leaded casement and C20 one-light casement to right. Two C18 two- and 3-light
leaded casements over late C19 three-light casement, and similar late C19
casements, to left of door. Late C19 three-storey bay to left. Gabled roof;
ridge stack. Early C18 two-storey wing to rear of Flemish bond brick with
tile-hung gable end, gabled old tile roof, brick lateral stack, C18 sashes and
storey band. Interior: Room to left has chamfered and stopped beam, panelled
dado, and early C18 quarter-turn and open-string staircase to rear left, with 3
turned balusters to each tread, wreathed handrail and panelled dado. Jamb of
rebuilt fireplace to left has reset datestone with "P.R.M. 1684". First floor
and attic not inspected but likely to be of interest.

Listing NGR: SU3986487692

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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