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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1368078
English Heritage Legacy ID: 251272
Location: Wantage, Vale of White Horse, Oxfordshire, OX12
District: Vale of White Horse
Civil Parish: Wantage
Built-Up Area: Wantage
Traditional County: Berkshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire
WANTAGE WALLINGFORD STREET
SU4087 (South side)
8/173 Rockwell House
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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