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Bell Hotel and Kings Head

A Grade II Listed Building in Abingdon, Oxfordshire

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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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1048903

English Heritage Legacy ID: 250350

Location: Abingdon on Thames, 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

(South East Side)

SU 4997 1/184 19.1.51 No 10
(King's Head and
Bell Hotel)


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
glazing bars.
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

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

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