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Congregational Chapel, Abingdon on Thames

Description: Congregational Chapel

Grade: II
Date Listed: 10 December 1971
English Heritage Building ID: 250480

OS Grid Reference: SU4959297092
OS Grid Coordinates: 449592, 197092
Latitude/Longitude: 51.6704, -1.2843

Location: 1 The Square, Abingdon OX14 5AS

Locality: Abingdon on Thames
Local Authority: Vale of White Horse District Council
County: Oxfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: OX14 5AS

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Listing Text

SU 4997 1/33 Congregational


1862. Ashlar front elevation, brick sides, in front of 1700 meeting
house. Pedimented, with acroteria and glazed circular window.
Two storeys. Full length piers at quoins, with swag in frieze.
Three composite pilasters. Four windows, round arches, moulded
architrave with long narrow keystone, carved label below cills.
Moulded band between pilasters.
On ground floor, two windows, similar heads. Two central double doors
of two panels in moulded architrave with carved keystone, fanlight above
carved stone band. Two stone steps. Plinth.
(For history of fabric see J Stephens, "Two Centuries Young" p 23-35)
Two pillars in the Church Hall are reputed to be the masts of the "Mayflower".
Two storey extension to the left has a rectangular bay window with three
panels in the base above a carriage archway. Slate roof.

The Congregational Church and No. 2 form a group with Nos, I to 11 (odd)
Ock Street

Listing NGR: SU4959297092

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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