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7 and 8, Market Place

A Grade II Listed Building in Wantage, Oxfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5884 / 51°35'18"N

Longitude: -1.4263 / 1°25'34"W

OS Eastings: 439839

OS Northings: 187879

OS Grid: SU398878

Mapcode National: GBR 6Y6.67K

Mapcode Global: VHC12.7B9Q

Entry Name: 7 and 8, Market Place

Listing Date: 22 April 1950

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1198423

English Heritage Legacy ID: 251205

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 MARKET PLACE
SU3987NE (South side)
9/109 Nos.7 and 8
22/04/50

GV II


Town house, now flat and shops. C17, refronted c.1780. Flared header bond brick,
red brick quoins and dressings; roof and stacks not visible. T-plan. 3 storeys;
5-window range. C20 shop fronts. First and second floors have keyed stone
lintels over original sashes. Red brick string course and parapet course;
parapet panelled in red brick. Roof and stacks not visible. Interior: First
floor of No.7 (left) has late C18 fireplace. No.8 has late C17 panelling to
right, late C17 panelled doors, and C17 winder stairs, much restored. C17
four-bay roof has central collar truss flanked by timber-framed closed trusses.
C17 two-storey wing to rear of No.8 has C18 brick walling, gabled old and C20
tile roof and brick ridge stack; C17 four-light leaded casement to left side
wall; C17 three-bay queen-post roof. Structural evidence indicates that this
wing is later than the front, which was probably timber-framed also.


Listing NGR: SU3984187863

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