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St Anne's House, Wantage

Description: St Anne's House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 22 April 1950
English Heritage Building ID: 251243

OS Grid Reference: SU3984587726
OS Grid Coordinates: 439845, 187726
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5870, -1.4263

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

SU3987 (West side)
7/145 St. Anne's House


Town house, now dormitory accommodation for St. Mary's School (q.v.) since 1935.
Early C18; refronted and extended to right c.1880, Yellow brick with red brick
dressings and raised limestone ashlar quoins; early C18 flared brick with red
brick dressings to left side and partly exposed to rear; roof not visible; brick
stacks. Original 2-unit plan. 3 storeys; 5-window range. Triple-keyed cambered
arches over late C19 sashes with half-H aprons on first and second floors. Stone
plinth course; raised brick storey bands; moulded stone cornice to panelled
parapet. Hipped roof; end stacks. Front left stack with stone astragal and
cornice. 2-window range left side wall has gauged brick segmental arches with
keystones over blind windows; 2 early C18 sashes in similar surrounds to rear.
Entry to right in late C19 two-storey extension in similar style to right;
chamfered elliptical arch over late C19 door. Interior: Panelled doors and
shutters. Early C18 round-headed arch to late C19 panelled room with fireplace
to left. Early C18 winder stairs have fluted column-on-vase balusters, fluted
newel post and panelled dado; rusticated oak boarding to casing. Keyed round
headed arch with moulded imposts and panelled reveals to panelled landing.
First-floor room to left has bolection-moulded panelling with segmental-headed
recesses either side of fluted pilasters flanking fireplace. Late C19 block to
right has plaster ceiling and stained glass windows in ground-floor room.
Dormitory accommodation for St. Mary's School (q.v.) since 1935.

Listing NGR: SU3984587726

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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