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List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.


List entry Number: 1368457



The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Oxfordshire

District: Vale of White Horse

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Wantage

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 22-Apr-1950

Date of most recent amendment: 06-Dec-1985

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 251189

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WANTAGE ICKLETON R0AD SU3987 (South side) 7/93 Ham House 22/04/50 (Formerly listed as The Ham)


House. c.1740; mid/late C19 one-bay extension to left. Front of Flemish bond red brick; old tile roof; flared and red brick stacks. Double-depth plan. Two storey and attic; 3-window range. Central gabled entrance bay brought forward and surmounted by 3 ball finials; fine Ionic Venetian window with blind balustrade above Venetian doorway with C20 door and glazing. Gauged brick flat arches over late C18 sashes in outer bays. Moulded cornice; late C19 bay to left of front in similar style and materials with lateral moulded stack and rear canted bay. One-bay wings, to rear of main range, with hipped roofs and mid C18 sash to right, flank large central canted bay of flared brick with red brick dressings, flanking stacks and pyramidal roof; central bay and left block have moulded string and plinth courses and gauged brick flat arches over sashes; much of right block hidden by mid/late C19 range to right of front and has T-shaped mid C18 one-storey range to rear. Interior: Front hall with black and white stone-tiled floor has mid C18 six-panelled doors in shouldered architraves with elaborate carved cornices to left and right. 3-bay screen of fluted Doric columns to rear hall which has similar doors and finely carved fireplace; open-well stairs with turned balusters and banisters ramped to fluted newel posts to rear left; quarter-turn stairs with turned balusters and 3-bay round-headed triple-keyed screen to right. Room to left of hall has bolection-moulded panelling and fine mid C18 fireplace reset in left side wall; rood to right has early C18 fireplace. First floor has round-headed doorways with key and impost blocks; 6-panelled doors. One-storey block to rear right has similar doorways with carved cornices to panelled room which has fine fireplace with cherub's head to bolection-moulded overmantle and broken pediment to central urn; room to rear has late C19 Georgian-style panelling.

Listing NGR: SU3904087434

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National Grid Reference: SU 39040 87434


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