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Numbers 1 to 8 Stiles Court

A Grade II Listed Building in Wantage, Oxfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5859 / 51°35'9"N

Longitude: -1.4263 / 1°25'34"W

OS Eastings: 439843

OS Northings: 187606

OS Grid: SU398876

Mapcode National: GBR 6Y6.D7B

Mapcode Global: VHC12.7DBL

Entry Name: Numbers 1 to 8 Stiles Court

Listing Date: 22 April 1950

Last Amended: 6 December 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1283702

English Heritage Legacy ID: 251245

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)
7/146 Nos. 1 to 8 (consecutive),
22/04/50 Stiles Court
(Formerly listed as Style's
Almshouses Nos. 1 to 12
(consecutive))

GV II


Almshouses. Built 1680 for Robert Stile. Flemish bond brick with flared headers;
C20 tile roof; brick stacks. Courtyard plan. One storey and attic; 5-bay range.
Central projecting bay has semi-circular arch with decorative keystone over C20
door; segmental pedimented datestone reads "The Gift of/ Mr Robert Stile/ of
Amsterdam/ Merchant who/ died October/ Y 3rd Anno Domini/ 1680". Gauged brick
flat arches over 2-light leaded casements with shutters. Chamfered plinth;
gauged brick moulded cornice; C20 hipped dormers. Hipped roof. Ridge stacks.
3-window range left side wall has gauged brick flat arches over C20 casements.
Similar detailing to 5-window range rear wall, with moulded wood architrave to
central doorway. Interior not inspected.
Buildings of England: Berkshire, p.255; VCH: Berkshire, Vol.IV, p.320.


Listing NGR: SU3984387606

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