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Rockwell House

A Grade II Listed Building in Wantage, Oxfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5881 / 51°35'17"N

Longitude: -1.4233 / 1°25'23"W

OS Eastings: 440051

OS Northings: 187852

OS Grid: SU400878

Mapcode National: GBR 6Y6.712

Mapcode Global: VHC12.8BXX

Entry Name: Rockwell House

Listing Date: 22 April 1950

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1368078

English Heritage Legacy ID: 251272

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 WALLINGFORD STREET
SU4087 (South side)
8/173 Rockwell House
22/04/50

GV II

Known as St. Andrew's School.
House. c.1730. Flemish bond brick with flared headers, red brick quoins and
dressings; C20 tile roof to front, old tile roof to rear; brick stacks.
Double-depth plan. 2 storeys and attic; 5-window range. Moulded stone flat hood
and pilasters to C18 six-panelled door with overlight set in beaded architrave.
C18 sashes, with glazing bars of lower sashes removed, to all windows.
Ground-floor sashes have gauged brick flat arches with ogee- and wave-moulded
soffits and gauged brick floating cornices with wave-moulded soffits. Moulded
cornice. C18 two-light leaded casements to 3 gabled roof dormers. Gabled
M-shaped roof; gable end stacks. C18 sashes to left and right side walls. Stone
lintels over C18 sashes and 6-panelled door with overlight to rear. Interior:
c.1730 two- and 6-panelled doors throughout. c.1730 panelling to left room and
to-hall. Fine quarter-turn stairs have turned balusters on open string, fluted
newel posts, carved brackets, ramped handrails and early C18 latticed door to
cupboard beneath. First-floor left has c.1730 panelling; early C18 fireplaces to
right. Attic has 2-panelled doors and common-rafter roof.


Listing NGR: SU4005187852

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