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Vale and Downland Museum Centre

A Grade II Listed Building in Wantage, Oxfordshire

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Latitude: 51.5881 / 51°35'17"N

Longitude: -1.4282 / 1°25'41"W

OS Eastings: 439708

OS Northings: 187850

OS Grid: SU397878

Mapcode National: GBR 6Y5.CR0

Mapcode Global: VHC12.6B9X

Entry Name: Vale and Downland Museum Centre

Listing Date: 3 December 1969

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1048571

English Heritage Legacy ID: 251163

Location: Wantage, Vale of White Horse, Oxfordshire, OX12

County: Oxfordshire

Civil Parish: Wantage

Built-Up Area: Wantage

Traditional County: Berkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire

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Listing Text

SU3987NE (South side)
9/68 No.19 (Vale and Downland
03/12/69 Museum Centre)


House, now museum Centre. C17, remodelled c.1780 by Lawrence Hazell (datestone
over first-floor window). Originally timber-framed with square timber framing
and wattle and daub infill to side and rear right. Flemish bond brick with
flared headers; old tile roof; brick stack. Original 3-unit lobby-entry plan. 2
storeys; 4-window range. Late C19 gabled porch, timber-framed with herringbone
brick infill; door blocked, present entry in C20 extension to left; 2-light
leaded window in left side wall. Gauged brick flat arches over late C18 sashes
and 3 mid C19 horned sashes to left. Half-hipped roof; ridge stack. C20
extensions to left and rear. Interior: Room to right has chamfered and stopped
beam, original joists, chamfered bressumer over chalk open fireplace;
collar-truss with clasped purlins to right.

Listing NGR: SU3970787844

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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