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Latitude: 51.6696 / 51°40'10"N
Longitude: -1.2815 / 1°16'53"W
OS Eastings: 449782
OS Northings: 196999
OS Grid: SU497969
Mapcode National: GBR 7YR.6TP
Mapcode Global: VHCY6.Q9VG
Entry Name: Bell Hotel and Kings Head
Listing Date: 19 January 1951
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1048903
English Heritage Legacy ID: 250350
Location: Abingdon, Vale of White Horse, Oxfordshire, OX14
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
752 EAST ST HELEN STREET
(South East Side)
SU 4997 1/184 19.1.51 No 10
(King's Head and
The front elevation has been remodelled. Mainly C18 with possibly
some C17 work remaining. Timber framed, with gallery to rear. Tile roof.
Main elevation Four storeys, gabled to road. Stuccoed. Three light
window in gable end above dentil cornice and frieze supported on four
two-storey Ionic pilasters. Two windows on second floor, double hung
sashes with replaced glazing bars; central cartouche with fruit, scroll
and mask ornament with the name of the hotel. One the first floor three
windows, the two outer resembling those of the second floor, the central
window being, a three light sash, all have replaced glazing bars and wood
One window on the ground floor, a three light canted bay with original
Flat arched carriage entrance to left. Fascia with name of the hotel.
To right, two storey section, stuccoed, with hipped roof. Plinth.
Adjoining section is of three storeys, gabled. One window each section,
double hung sash with glazing bars under frieze and cornice. Wood
bressumer on brackets above ground floor. One ground floor one three
light window, double hung sash with later glazing bars. Plinth.
Charles I held more than one council of war in the then Bell Inn.
Nos. 2 to 60 (even) form a group.
Listing NGR: SU4978397001
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