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Number 2 and Attached Wall

A Grade II Listed Building in Wantage, Oxfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5886 / 51°35'18"N

Longitude: -1.4292 / 1°25'45"W

OS Eastings: 439639

OS Northings: 187903

OS Grid: SU396879

Mapcode National: GBR 6Y5.CH4

Mapcode Global: VHC12.5BSJ

Entry Name: Number 2 and Attached Wall

Listing Date: 3 December 1969

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1048524

English Heritage Legacy ID: 251255

Location: Wantage, Vale of White Horse, Oxfordshire, OX12

County: Oxfordshire

District: Vale of White Horse

Civil Parish: Wantage

Built-Up Area: Wantage

Traditional County: Berkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire

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Listing Text

WANTAGE PRIORY ROAD
SU3987NE (West side)
9/156 No.2 and attached wall
03/12/69

GV II


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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