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10 and 12, Newbury Street, Wantage

Description: 10 and 12, Newbury Street

Grade: II
Date Listed: 22 April 1950
English Heritage Building ID: 251241

OS Grid Reference: SU3984787824
OS Grid Coordinates: 439847, 187824
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5879, -1.4262

Location: A338, Wantage, Oxfordshire OX12 8BS

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

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Listing Text

SU3987NE (West side)
9/143 Nos. 10 and 12


House. Late C15. Datestone on left gable stack 1679. Originally timber-framed.
C18 Flemish bond brick to right, late C19 brick to left; stuccoed first floor
and left side wall; old tile roof; brick stacks, left gable stack of Flemish
bond brick with flared beaders. C15 hall, remodelled in mid/late C16 as 3-unit
cross-passage plan. 2 storeys; 3-window range. Late C19 door and flanking
casements to left, late C19 plank door and early C19 sash to right (No.10).
First floor has late C19 casement to right, mid C18 three-light casement with
central leaded light and late C19 anthropomorphic corbel to late C17 square bay
with wood-mullioned leaded casements. Gabled roof; ridge stack and left gable
end external stack with facemask beneath datestone. 2-storey, 2-window range to
rear right, rendered over original C15 timber-framing with gabled old tile roof
and rear end stack. Interior: Exposed timber framing with arch braces to right
and rear right wing, and concealed timber-framed partition walls. Mid/late C16
chamfered and stopped ground- and first-floor beams. C17 two-panelled door to
quarter-turn stairs. Chamfered and stopped bressumer over first-floor fireplace
to right of centre. Smoke-blackened late C15 chamfered arch-braced collar-truss
roof with clasped purlins to left of ridge stack flanked by queen-strut trusses,
one to right having original wattle and daub infill. Ridge stack and ceiling
with beams probably inserted in mid C16.

Listing NGR: SU3984787824

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Source: English Heritage

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