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Borough Buildings Including Guildhall, Roysse's School and Gateway at West End of Guildhall

A Grade II Listed Building in Abingdon, Oxfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.6701 / 51°40'12"N

Longitude: -1.2805 / 1°16'49"W

OS Eastings: 449850

OS Northings: 197063

OS Grid: SU498970

Mapcode National: GBR 7YR.72G

Mapcode Global: VHCY6.R9D0

Entry Name: Borough Buildings Including Guildhall, Roysse's School and Gateway at West End of Guildhall

Listing Date: 19 January 1951

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1048109

English Heritage Legacy ID: 250265

Location: Abingdon, Vale of White Horse, Oxfordshire, OX14

County: Oxfordshire

District: Vale of White Horse

Civil Parish: Abingdon

Civil Parish/community: Abingdon on Thames

Traditional County: Berkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire

Church of England Parish: Abingdon-on-Thames

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 11/09/2012


SU 4997 1/149
19.1.51
752


ABBEY
Borough Buildings including Guildhall,
Roysse's School and Gateway at west end
of Guildhall


II


L-shaped block, east end of west wing of which was on site of chapel of St John's Hospital. East side modern, modern external staircase on west side. Old portion includes:-
Guildhall on ground floor, at one time used as court room. Partly of C15 origin but panelling recently stripped, columns removed and the whole restored and modernised. Raised one storey in 1733 to give room converted to:-
Council Chambers 1759.
Committee Room, C18 with good window.
Roysse's School 1563. Originally part of St John's Hospital. C16 timber framed, with C17-C18 panelling and later plaster ceiling, vaulted, divided into panels by flowers and fruit swags. Modern Armorial stained glass. Repaired 1911. Modern cases at dais end hold town plate.


Listing NGR: SU4985097066

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