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Latitude: 51.5895 / 51°35'22"N
Longitude: -1.428 / 1°25'40"W
OS Eastings: 439722
OS Northings: 188002
OS Grid: SU397880
Mapcode National: GBR 6Y5.CRM
Mapcode Global: VHC12.69FV
Entry Name: 23-37, Mill Street
Listing Date: 6 December 1985
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1048516
English Heritage Legacy ID: 251230
Location: Wantage, Vale of White Horse, Oxfordshire, OX12
District: Vale of White Horse
Civil Parish: Wantage
Built-Up Area: Wantage
Traditional County: Berkshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire
WANTAGE MILL STREET
SU3988 (South side)
6/133 Nos. 23 to 37 (odd)
Almshouses. 1867, by J.P. Spencer for Town Commissioners. Flemish bond brick
with limestone ashlar bands; old tile roof with decorative ridge tiles; brick
stacks. Row of "one-up, one-down" cottages with rear outshut. 2 storeys;
8-window range, ascends Mill Street with every 2 bays stepped up. Shallow
pointed arches over plank doors. Pointed tympanum arches of alternating brick
and ashlar voussoirs pierced with roundels, over 2-light casements with cusped
heads; ashlar storey bands beneath similar first-floor casements. Gabled roof
with raised ashlar coping; ridge stacks. Interior not inspected. Terraced brick
wall to front with piers and ashlar steps.
(Buildings of England: Berkshire, p.255).
Listing NGR: SU3972288002
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