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28 and 29, Market Place

A Grade II Listed Building in Wantage, Oxfordshire

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Latitude: 51.5887 / 51°35'19"N

Longitude: -1.4278 / 1°25'39"W

OS Eastings: 439740

OS Northings: 187919

OS Grid: SU397879

Mapcode National: GBR 6Y5.CV2

Mapcode Global: VHC12.6BKF

Entry Name: 28 and 29, Market Place

Listing Date: 22 April 1950

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1048551

English Heritage Legacy ID: 251216

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

SU3987NE (West side)
9/120 Nos.28 and 29


Shown on O.S. map as Nos. 28 & 29, Market Place.
House, now shops. Dated 1708 on doorway of left side wall; front remodelled
c.1880, Flemish bond brick with flared headers; limestone quoins and dressings;
late C19 banded club and plain-tile roof with crested ridge tiles; brick stacks.
Double-depth plan. 2 storeys and attic; 3-window range. Late C19 shop front with
C20 doors and decorative cast-iron parapet. Stone lintels with decorative
keystones, chamfered rusticated architraves, to late C19 sashes. Early C18
cyma-moulded plinth and storey band; chamfered limestone quoins. Late C19
bracketed eaves and 3 gabled dormers with cast-iron balconies, crested ridge
tiles and finials. Hipped roof; left internal stack. Left side wall has gauged
brick flat arches over late C19 sashes; large late C19 window with cornice
adjoining doorway, with Tuscan pilasters and acanthus leaf brackets to scrolled
pediment with coat of arms and date 17/08 either side of dropped key in tympanum
inscribed with letter K. Interior: Central dog-leg with landing staircase with
barley-sugar balusters on open string, fine fret-cut brackets. Fluted newel post
and panelled dado.

Listing NGR: SU3972687914

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