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Latitude: 51.6688 / 51°40'7"N
Longitude: -1.282 / 1°16'55"W
OS Eastings: 449752
OS Northings: 196917
OS Grid: SU497969
Mapcode National: GBR 7YR.6QN
Mapcode Global: VHCY6.QBM0
Entry Name: 28, East St Helen Street
Listing Date: 19 January 1951
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1283371
English Heritage Legacy ID: 250359
Location: Abingdon, Vale of White Horse, Oxfordshire, OX14
District: Vale of White Horse
Civil Parish: Abingdon on Thames
Built-Up Area: Abingdon
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 4996 1/191 19.1.51 No. 28
Probably dates originally from the C16, but main features are early C18.
Large building of two storeys. The upper storey is rendered above a
wood string cornice. Tile roof. Seven windows moulded flush frames,
double hung sashes with glazing bars, beneath frieze and cornice.
Ground floor has been rebuilt in modern random rubble. Stone plinth.
Three windows witn cornices under the string cornice. Flat carriage
arch to right, two wood doors. Two small modern windows inserted to
Doorway is similar to that of No.30 (qv). Reeded Composite pilasters
in wood. Architrave with keystone with puttimask ornament and string
cornice under semi-circular open pediment. Ten fielded door.
Two stone steps.
History. Once the lodging for the Judge of Assize. William of Orange
stayed here at Christmas on his way to London when he received the news
that Janes II had fled to France.
Nos. 2 to 60 (even) form a group.
Listing NGR: SU4975296917
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