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Osney Abbey, Oxford

Description: Osney Abbey

Grade: II
Date Listed: 12 January 1954
English Heritage Building ID: 245670

OS Grid Reference: SP5040105885
OS Grid Coordinates: 450401, 205885
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7494, -1.2713

Location: Millbank Square, Oxford OX2 0AN

Locality: Oxford
Local Authority: Oxford City Council
County: Oxfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: OX2 0AN

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Listing Text

(South End)
Osney Abbey
SP 50 NW 24/65 12.1.54.
The Augustinian Priory was founded 1129. All the buildings have been destroyed
except a rubble and timber-framed structure which may be Cl5 in date; it
has a queenpost roof (?C16) and a blocked 2-light window. Joined to it by
a wall on the North-East is a stone C15 archway with a 4-centred head and
moulded jambs. There is a commemorative plaque to Haggai of Oxford, martyred
in 1222.

Listing NGR: SP5041805895

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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