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23-37, Mill Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Wantage, Oxfordshire

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Latitude: 51.5895 / 51°35'22"N

Longitude: -1.428 / 1°25'40"W

OS Eastings: 439722

OS Northings: 188002

OS Grid: SU397880

Mapcode National: GBR 6Y5.CRM

Mapcode Global: VHC12.69FV

Entry Name: 23-37, Mill Street

Listing Date: 6 December 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1048516

English Heritage Legacy ID: 251230

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

SU3988 (South side)
6/133 Nos. 23 to 37 (odd)


Almshouses. 1867, by J.P. Spencer for Town Commissioners. Flemish bond brick
with limestone ashlar bands; old tile roof with decorative ridge tiles; brick
stacks. Row of "one-up, one-down" cottages with rear outshut. 2 storeys;
8-window range, ascends Mill Street with every 2 bays stepped up. Shallow
pointed arches over plank doors. Pointed tympanum arches of alternating brick
and ashlar voussoirs pierced with roundels, over 2-light casements with cusped
heads; ashlar storey bands beneath similar first-floor casements. Gabled roof
with raised ashlar coping; ridge stacks. Interior not inspected. Terraced brick
wall to front with piers and ashlar steps.
(Buildings of England: Berkshire, p.255).

Listing NGR: SU3972288002

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