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King Alfred's Head Public House

A Grade II Listed Building in Wantage, Oxfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5889 / 51°35'19"N

Longitude: -1.4277 / 1°25'39"W

OS Eastings: 439741

OS Northings: 187936

OS Grid: SU397879

Mapcode National: GBR 6Y5.CV0

Mapcode Global: VHC12.6BK9

Entry Name: King Alfred's Head Public House

Listing Date: 6 December 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1198519

English Heritage Legacy ID: 251217

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 (West side)
9/121 King Alfred's Head Public
House

GV II


Inn, now public house. Early C18. Random bond yellow brick, red brick quoins and
dressings; C20 tile roof; brick stacks. L-plan. 2 storeys; 5-window range.
Concrete lintel over paired sashes flanking C20 door. First floor has keyed
gauged brick semi-circular arches over early C18 sashes; string course at impost
level. Gabled roof; gable end stacks. Outshut of similar materials to rear. To
rear left is early C18 three-storey, 4-window range of Flemish bond brick with
flared headers, and with hipped old tile roof and brick ridge stack; segmental
arches over 2 second-floor and one first-floor early C18 sashes, 4 late C18
sashes and C20 door. To right of front is 3-storey cross wing of Flemish bond
yellow brick with red brick quoins and dressings; flat brick arches over mid C19
sashes and one early C18 sash to right. Interior: Chamfered and stopped beams to
ground floor.


Listing NGR: SU3973787944

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