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28, East St Helen Street

A Grade II* Listed Building in Abingdon, Oxfordshire

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Coordinates

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

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1283371

English Heritage Legacy ID: 250359

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

County: Oxfordshire

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

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Listing Text

1.
752 EAST ST HELEN STREET
(South East Side)

SU 4996 1/191 19.1.51 No. 28

II* GV

2.
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
right.
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

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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