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Congregational Chapel

A Grade II Listed Building in Abingdon, Oxfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.6704 / 51°40'13"N

Longitude: -1.2843 / 1°17'3"W

OS Eastings: 449592

OS Northings: 197092

OS Grid: SU495970

Mapcode National: GBR 7YR.64K

Mapcode Global: VHCY6.P8FS

Entry Name: Congregational Chapel

Listing Date: 10 December 1971

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1368326

English Heritage Legacy ID: 250480

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 THE SQUARE
SU 4997 1/33 Congregational
Chapel.

II GV

2.
1862. Ashlar front elevation, brick sides, in front of 1700 meeting
house. Pedimented, with acroteria and glazed circular window.
Two storeys. Full length piers at quoins, with swag in frieze.
Three composite pilasters. Four windows, round arches, moulded
architrave with long narrow keystone, carved label below cills.
Moulded band between pilasters.
On ground floor, two windows, similar heads. Two central double doors
of two panels in moulded architrave with carved keystone, fanlight above
carved stone band. Two stone steps. Plinth.
(For history of fabric see J Stephens, "Two Centuries Young" p 23-35)
Two pillars in the Church Hall are reputed to be the masts of the "Mayflower".
Two storey extension to the left has a rectangular bay window with three
panels in the base above a carriage archway. Slate roof.

The Congregational Church and No. 2 form a group with Nos, I to 11 (odd)
Ock Street


Listing NGR: SU4959297092

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