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Christ Church, Abingdon on Thames

Description: Christ Church

Grade: II
Date Listed: 19 January 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 250422

OS Grid Reference: SU5015198334
OS Grid Coordinates: 450151, 198334
Latitude/Longitude: 51.6815, -1.2760

Location: Northcourt Road, Abingdon, Oxfordshire OX14 1QA

Locality: Abingdon on Thames
Local Authority: Vale of White Horse District Council
County: Oxfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: OX14 1QA

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Listing Text


SU 5098 3/329 19.1.51 Christ Church
SU 5198 3/329 (Formerly listed
as Tithe Barn)

Mediaeval in origin, built by Abingdon Abbey, circa 1270. Rubble
walls, with ashlar quoins and deep interior splays to windows. The
west exterior wall is buttressed and to the north end is an ashlar
stone gabled porch with a stone chamfered segmental headed doorway,
stone coping, angle buttresses and remains of an ancient stone slate
roof. Tiled roof, mostly renewed, supported on six bays of an arch-
brace tie bean roof, probably of C16 origin. Much altered when barn
was converted for use as a church in 1961, and modern extensions
added on the east.

Listing NGR: SU5016298360

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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