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This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

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List entry Number: 1048906



The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County District District Type Parish
OxfordshireVale of White HorseDistrict AuthorityAbingdon

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 19-Jan-1951

Date of most recent amendment: 06-Jun-1995

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 250358

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The entry for:-

1. 752 EAST ST HELEN STREET (South East Side) Nos 26 and 26A (Formerly listed as No 26) SU 4996 1/190 19/1/51


Shall be replaced by:-

ABINGDON SU4996 EAST ST HELEN STREET 583-0/1/190 (East side) 19/01/51 Nos.26 AND 26A (Even)

GV II* House. Circa 1430 [tree-ring dates 1428-31]; altered circa late C16 or early C17 and Late C18 or early C19. Plastered timber-framing, brick and stone. Plain tile roof. Brick axial stacks. PLAN: Hall house with cross-wings jettied into the open hall and jettied at front. The cross-wings project at the rear and were connected by a gallery at first floor level behind the hall. A floor was inserted into the open hall in circa late C16 or early C17. The north cross-wing was rebuilt and a carriageway made through the ground storey of the hall in about late C18 or early C19. EXTERIOR: 2 storeys. First floorjettied; 3 bays with gables to left and right [left gable wider] with moulded wooden bressumer on brackets and C20 casements with leaded panes, the left flanked by small lights. On the returns of the right-hand gable there are cusped tracery wooden lights. At centre a gabled dormer. Ground floor has carriageway to left of centre, 16-pane sash on left and right with shutters and small 8-pane window immediately to right of carriageway. At the rear gallery over central carriageway with twelve lights of gallery window exposed with cusped tracery; south wing on left jettied on inner north side; wing on right built of stone rubble. INTERIOR: The wings and the hall have roofs with cambered collars and arch bracing below and wind-braces; the two trusses of the hall were filled with wattle and daub to direct smoke from the open hearth to the louvre above. Panelled ceiling in ground floor room at rear of south wing; chamber above has circa mid C16 wall painting on west and south walls consisting of red and white vertical stripes and a bold floral design. Stone fireplaces. SOURCE: Oxford Archaeological Unit Report, February 1995.



Nos 26 and 26A (Formerly listed SU 4996 1/190 19.1.51 as No.26)


2. One building. Late C15, timber framed with two gables. Tile roof. Central gabled dormer, leaded casement in wood frame, flanked by two gables each of which has one three-light mullion window with modern leaded casements, flush framed. Two small modern windows inserted in left hand gable. The first floor overhangs above a wood bressumer. One ground floor, two windows, glazing bars and modern wooden shutters. One small modern window to right. Central carriage arch with double doors. Contemporary stone fireplaces and mural paintings.

Nos. 2 to 60 (even) form a group.

Listing NGR: SU4975496932

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National Grid Reference: SU 49753 96929


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