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Orchard House

A Grade II Listed Building in Wantage, Oxfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5864 / 51°35'11"N

Longitude: -1.4274 / 1°25'38"W

OS Eastings: 439770

OS Northings: 187665

OS Grid: SU397876

Mapcode National: GBR 6Y5.KY2

Mapcode Global: VHC12.6DR5

Entry Name: Orchard House

Listing Date: 11 April 1950

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1198768

English Heritage Legacy ID: 251247

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

This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 27/09/2012


SU3987
7/148
11/04/50


WANTAGE
PORTWAY
(North side)
Orchard House


(Formerly listed as Former Urban District Council offices)


II


House, now offices. c.1830. Flared header bond brick with red brick dressings;
Welsh slate roof; brick stacks. Double-depth plan. 2 storeys; 3-window range.
Pedimented central bay has 2-storey porch with Doric columns and cornice to
keyed stone lintel over C20 door with stained glass overlight; similar lintel
over first-floor sash flanked by pilasters; and sashes to other window.
Bracketed wood cornice. Hipped roof; ridge stack. Similar details to sashes of
3-window range side walls; left side wall has sashes opening onto verandah.
Interior not inspected: previous location of market cross, since removed to
No.19 Church Street.


Listing NGR: SU3977087665

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