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21 and 22, Market Place

A Grade II Listed Building in Wantage, Oxfordshire

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Latitude: 51.5886 / 51°35'18"N

Longitude: -1.4275 / 1°25'39"W

OS Eastings: 439757

OS Northings: 187904

OS Grid: SU397879

Mapcode National: GBR 6Y5.CX9

Mapcode Global: VHC12.6BPJ

Plus Code: 9C3WHHQC+CX

Entry Name: 21 and 22, Market Place

Listing Date: 3 December 1969

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1283817

English Heritage Legacy ID: 251212

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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SU3987NE (West side)
9/116 Nos.21 and 22


Town house and shop, now shop and offices. Late C16. Originally timber-framed
with jettied first floor; in late C19 ground floor underbuilt in brick and first
and attic floors re-walled in mock timber framing and tile cladding; old tile
roof; brick stacks. Single-unit plan. 2 storeys and attic; 2-window range. C20
shop front. Pedimented 2-light cross-windows to first floor, similar without
pediment above. Cross-gabled roof; lateral stack. Left side wall has attic
window with 2 trefoil-headed lights and 2 narrow gable walls to rear. No.22, to
right of No.21 has 2-storey, one-bay front of late C19 English bond brink, with
gabled old tile roof, brick stack to rear wall, C20 door and late C19 sashes to
front and right side wall. Interior: No.21, has original cellar with stone steps
and chamfered beams; chamfered beams and dragon-beam to ground floor; chamfered
beam and mid C18 panelling to first floor, and original roof structure. No.22
has 2-bay arch-braced collar truss with large jointed, chamfered and curved post
to right; set of chamfered beams to ground floor; in rear first-floor room is
late C17 panelled door, bolection-moulded fireplace and adjoining panelling.

Listing NGR: SU3976387902

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