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Number 2 and Attached Wall, Wantage

Description: Number 2 and Attached Wall

Grade: II
Date Listed: 3 December 1969
English Heritage Building ID: 251255

OS Grid Reference: SU3963987903
OS Grid Coordinates: 439639, 187903
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5886, -1.4292

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

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Listing Text

SU3987NE (West side)
9/156 No.2 and attached wall


House. Mid C18, remodelled and extended to rear early/mid C19. Flemish bond
brick, mid C18 random bond brick to left side wall and flared headers to right
side wall; old tile roof; brick stacks. Double-depth plan. 2 storeys and attic;
3-window range. Early C19 reeded architrave to door of 3 panels with top panel
(glazed); porch of c.1965. Soldier arches and coved C18 cornice over mid C19
three-light transomed windows with cusped heads; mid C18 gabled dormer with
2-light leaded casement. Roof gabled to left, half-hipped to right; gable end
left stack, ridge stack. Early C19 rear has gauged brick cambered arches over
horned sashes flanking French window with bordered lights and shutters and
glazed door with overlight; wrought iron verandah and balcony to first-floor
windows. Interior: C18 six-panelled doors. Hall has mid C18 Doric entablatures
to broken pediments over doors and early C19 straight-run stairs with wreathed
handrail. Early C19 fireplaces and cornices, blocked doorway to centre of right
side wall has mid C18 china closet in adjoining wall. Similar pedimented doorway
and mid C18 fireplace with shouldered architrave to first floor. Winder stairs
to attic which has mid C18 round-headed panelled cupboard door and common-rafter
roof. Subsidiary features: Mid C18 wall, attached to rear right and flanking
lane, is of random bond brick, divided by pilaster buttresses into 10 panels
each with stepped plinth and dogtooth cornice beneath tiled coping.

Listing NGR: SU3963987903

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Source: English Heritage

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