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The Old Gaol, Abingdon on Thames

Description: The Old Gaol

Grade: II
Date Listed: 10 December 1971
English Heritage Building ID: 250316

OS Grid Reference: SU4984396932
OS Grid Coordinates: 449843, 196932
Latitude/Longitude: 51.6690, -1.2807

Location: 4 Turnagain Lane, Abingdon, Oxfordshire OX14 3HS

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

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Listing Text

(West Side)

SU 4996 1/167 The Old Gaol


1805-1811 by Daniel Harris of Oxford. Coursed rubble. Dominates the
entrance to the town. Hexagonal central building with slate roof,
central ashlar shaft. Large entrance archway to Bridge Street with
two storeys above, three small windows. Three lower radiating wings
with small barred rectangular windows ashlar architraves. Slate roofs,
hipped at quoins. Band between storeys.

Listing NGR: SU4984396932

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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