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Waste Court, Abingdon on Thames

Description: Waste Court

Grade: II
Date Listed: 10 December 1971
English Heritage Building ID: 250302

OS Grid Reference: SU4946797449
OS Grid Coordinates: 449467, 197449
Latitude/Longitude: 51.6736, -1.2860

Location: Bath Street, Abingdon, Oxfordshire OX14 3QH

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

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Listing Text

(West Side)

SU 4997 1/321 Waste Court


"Lately erected" in 1779 and now forming part of Roysse's school.
Probably altered in C19. Modern hipped asbestos tile roof. Bath
Street elevation:- Two dormers, flat tops, casements with glazing
bars in moulded frames. Brick, rubble and stucco. Irregular
fenestration. To the left, a three light canted two storey bay
window, rendered, double hung sashes with glazing bars. Right hand
brick canted two storey bay, narrow, long sash windows without glazing
bars. Three other windows have segmental arches, brick rusticated
architraves. Plain four panel door with rectangular fanlight. Two
brick chimneys.
Garden Elevation - two storeys and attics. Brick. Two flat topped
dormers. Tile roof. Most of windows have flat arches, some glazing
bars, double hung sashes. Central narrow gable with one segmental
arched window double hung sash, no glazing bars above first floor round
arched window with 'gothic' glazing. Square porch faced in ashlar,
moulded arch with keystone, cornice and pediment.
(See A E Preston "St Nicholas, Abingdon". Oxford Hist Soc Vol 99,
1935, p237).

Listing NGR: SU4946797449

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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