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Borough Buildings Including Guildhall, Roysse's School and Gateway at West End of Guildhall, Abingdon on Thames

Description: Borough Buildings Including Guildhall, Roysse's School and Gateway at West End of Guildhall

Grade: II
Date Listed: 19 January 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 250265

OS Grid Reference: SU4985097063
OS Grid Coordinates: 449850, 197063
Latitude/Longitude: 51.6701, -1.2805

Location: 1 A415, Abingdon, Oxfordshire OX14 3JD

Locality: Abingdon on Thames
Local Authority: Vale of White Horse District Council
County: Oxfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: OX14 3JD

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Listing Text


SU 4997 1/149 19.1.51 Borough Buildings
including Guildhall,
Roysse's School and
Gateway at west end
of Guildhall

L-shaped block, east end of west wing of which was on site of chapel
of St John's Hospital. East side modern, modern external staircase
on west side. Old portion includes:-
Guildhall, now used as court room, on ground floor. Partly of C15
origin but panelling recently stripped, columns removed and the
whole restored and modernised. Raised one storey in 1733 to give
room converted to:-
Council Chambers 1759.
Committee Room, C18 with good window.
Roysse's School 1563. Originally part of St John's Hospital.
C16 timber framed, with C17-C18 panelling and later plaster ceiling,
vaulted, divided into panels by flowers and fruit swags. Modern
Armorial stained glass. Repaired 1911. Modern cases at dais end
hold town plate.

Listing NGR: SU4985097066

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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