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Former Urban District Council Offices, Wantage

Description: Former Urban District Council Offices

Grade: II
Date Listed: 11 April 1950
English Heritage Building ID: 251247

OS Grid Reference: SU3977087665
OS Grid Coordinates: 439770, 187665
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5864, -1.4274

Location: 5 B4507, Wantage, Oxfordshire OX12 9BY

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

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Listing Text

SU3987 (North side)
7/148 Former Urban District Council
11/04/50 offices

- II

House, now offices. c.1830. Flared header bond brick with red brick dressings;
Welsh slate roof; brick stacks. Double-depth plan. 2 storeys; 3-window range.
Pedimented central bay has 2-storey porch with Doric columns and cornice to
keyed stone lintel over C20 door with stained glass overlight; similar lintel
over first-floor sash flanked by pilasters; and sashes to other window.
Bracketed wood cornice. Hipped roof; ridge stack. Similar details to sashes of
3-window range side walls; left side wall has sashes opening onto verandah.
Interior not inspected: previous location of market cross, since removed to
No.19 Church Street.

Listing NGR: SU3977087665

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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