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The Old Gaol

A Grade II Listed Building in Abingdon, Oxfordshire

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Latitude: 51.669 / 51°40'8"N

Longitude: -1.2807 / 1°16'50"W

OS Eastings: 449843

OS Northings: 196932

OS Grid: SU498969

Mapcode National: GBR 7YR.71S

Mapcode Global: VHCY6.R9BX

Entry Name: The Old Gaol

Listing Date: 10 December 1971

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1197975

English Heritage Legacy ID: 250316

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

(West Side)

SU 4996 1/167 The Old Gaol


1805-1811 by Daniel Harris of Oxford. Coursed rubble. Dominates the
entrance to the town. Hexagonal central building with slate roof,
central ashlar shaft. Large entrance archway to Bridge Street with
two storeys above, three small windows. Three lower radiating wings
with small barred rectangular windows ashlar architraves. Slate roofs,
hipped at quoins. Band between storeys.

Listing NGR: SU4984396932

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

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