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23, West St Helen Street, Abingdon on Thames

Description: 23, West St Helen Street

Grade: II
Date Listed: 27 April 1989
English Heritage Building ID: 250546

OS Grid Reference: SU4965396960
OS Grid Coordinates: 449653, 196960
Latitude/Longitude: 51.6692, -1.2834

Location: W St Helen Street, Abingdon, Oxfordshire OX14 5BL

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

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Listing Text

The following building shall be included:

(West Side)

SU 4996 1/408 No 23


House, now shop and flat. Probably late C16 altered and extended late C18/early
C19 and C20. Timber-frame with rendered and colourwashed brick infill and
plain-tile roof with brick rear ridge and lateral stacks. 2 storeys. 2-window
range of 12-pane sashes. On ground floor are 2 C20 shop windows, central glazed
door and 4-panel door to right. 2 later timber-framed wings to rear, one with
tripartite sash and fragment of framing visible. Interior reported as retaining
timber framing in 2 bays to original front range including jowled posts, tie-
beam trusses with arched braces and curved wind braces. Some original purlins
and rafters probably also remain.

Listing NGR: SU4965396960

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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