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Sister Superior's House, St Mary's School

A Grade II Listed Building in Wantage, Oxfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5867 / 51°35'12"N

Longitude: -1.426 / 1°25'33"W

OS Eastings: 439864

OS Northings: 187692

OS Grid: SU398876

Mapcode National: GBR 6Y6.D97

Mapcode Global: VHC12.7CHZ

Entry Name: Sister Superior's House, St Mary's School

Listing Date: 22 April 1950

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1198664

English Heritage Legacy ID: 251235

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 NEWBURY STREET
SU3987 (West side)
7/138 Sister Superior's House, St.
22/04/50 Mary's School

GV II


House. C17, remodelled and extended to right in early C18 and with late C19 bay
to left. Roughcast over original timber frame; early C18 Flemish bond brick with
flared headers above and to right of door; old tile roof; brick stacks. T-plan.
2 storeys and attic to left; 2 storeys to right. Brackets to pediment over
6-panelled door with fanlight. Segmental header arches over C18 four-light
leaded casement and C20 one-light casement to right. Two C18 two- and 3-light
leaded casements over late C19 three-light casement, and similar late C19
casements, to left of door. Late C19 three-storey bay to left. Gabled roof;
ridge stack. Early C18 two-storey wing to rear of Flemish bond brick with
tile-hung gable end, gabled old tile roof, brick lateral stack, C18 sashes and
storey band. Interior: Room to left has chamfered and stopped beam, panelled
dado, and early C18 quarter-turn and open-string staircase to rear left, with 3
turned balusters to each tread, wreathed handrail and panelled dado. Jamb of
rebuilt fireplace to left has reset datestone with "P.R.M. 1684". First floor
and attic not inspected but likely to be of interest.


Listing NGR: SU3986487692

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