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St Anne's House

A Grade II Listed Building in Wantage, Oxfordshire

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Latitude: 51.587 / 51°35'13"N

Longitude: -1.4263 / 1°25'34"W

OS Eastings: 439845

OS Northings: 187726

OS Grid: SU398877

Mapcode National: GBR 6Y6.D6Y

Mapcode Global: VHC12.7CBR

Entry Name: St Anne's House

Listing Date: 22 April 1950

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1368487

English Heritage Legacy ID: 251243

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

SU3987 (West side)
7/145 St. Anne's House


Town house, now dormitory accommodation for St. Mary's School (q.v.) since 1935.
Early C18; refronted and extended to right c.1880, Yellow brick with red brick
dressings and raised limestone ashlar quoins; early C18 flared brick with red
brick dressings to left side and partly exposed to rear; roof not visible; brick
stacks. Original 2-unit plan. 3 storeys; 5-window range. Triple-keyed cambered
arches over late C19 sashes with half-H aprons on first and second floors. Stone
plinth course; raised brick storey bands; moulded stone cornice to panelled
parapet. Hipped roof; end stacks. Front left stack with stone astragal and
cornice. 2-window range left side wall has gauged brick segmental arches with
keystones over blind windows; 2 early C18 sashes in similar surrounds to rear.
Entry to right in late C19 two-storey extension in similar style to right;
chamfered elliptical arch over late C19 door. Interior: Panelled doors and
shutters. Early C18 round-headed arch to late C19 panelled room with fireplace
to left. Early C18 winder stairs have fluted column-on-vase balusters, fluted
newel post and panelled dado; rusticated oak boarding to casing. Keyed round
headed arch with moulded imposts and panelled reveals to panelled landing.
First-floor room to left has bolection-moulded panelling with segmental-headed
recesses either side of fluted pilasters flanking fireplace. Late C19 block to
right has plaster ceiling and stained glass windows in ground-floor room.
Dormitory accommodation for St. Mary's School (q.v.) since 1935.

Listing NGR: SU3984587726

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