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The Vicarage

A Grade II Listed Building in Wantage, Oxfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5892 / 51°35'21"N

Longitude: -1.4286 / 1°25'42"W

OS Eastings: 439685

OS Northings: 187967

OS Grid: SU396879

Mapcode National: GBR 6Y5.CNF

Mapcode Global: VHC12.6B42

Entry Name: The Vicarage

Listing Date: 3 December 1969

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1198915

English Heritage Legacy ID: 251263

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 THE CLOISTERS
SU3987NE (North side)
9/164 The Vicarage
03/12/69

GV II


Vicarage. c.1850, by G.E. Street for Rev. W.J. Butler. Limestone ashlar; old
tile roof; limestone ashlar stacks. L-plan. Gothic Revival style, One storey and
attic; 4-window range. Gable wall of left projecting wing has cavetto-moulded
3-light cross-window with cusped heads, and hood mould over 2-light transomed
late C13-style window above. 2 offset buttresses on wall to right, with moulded
pointed arched doorway to original plank door with original fittings, flanked by
one-light transomed window with cusped head to right and 4-light cross-window
with latticed lights and iron grille to left; gabled half-dormer over door has 3
stepped latticed lights with iron grille and cusping to centre light. Cusped
rafters exposed at eaves, kneelers and cusped heads to coping. Gabled roof;
ridge and left lateral stacks. Similar detailing with bay windows to side walls.
Right side wall has 2 gabled projections and pointed-arched doorway to C20
service door. Similar one-storey gabled service wing to rear right, attached by
wall to coal-house in similar style with latticed lights. Interior: Original
detailing by G.E. Street, with fireplaces, doors, staircase, shutters and
panelling, noted as surviving.
(A. Gibbons and E.C. Davey: Wantage Past and Present, 1901, p.134).


Listing NGR: SU3964387936

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