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The Knowl

A Grade II* Listed Building in Abingdon, Oxfordshire

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Latitude: 51.672 / 51°40'19"N

Longitude: -1.2818 / 1°16'54"W

OS Eastings: 449761

OS Northings: 197270

OS Grid: SU497972

Mapcode National: GBR 7YR.0RR

Mapcode Global: VHCY6.Q7QL

Plus Code: 9C3WMPC9+R7

Entry Name: The Knowl

Listing Date: 19 January 1951

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1283160

English Heritage Legacy ID: 250505

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

County: Oxfordshire

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 4997 1/107 19.1.51 No. 52
(The Knowl)


C16 house with a C17 or early C18 front elevation. Two storeys and attics.
Main Elevation. Stuccoed. Tile roof. Three gabled dormers, modern leaded
casements. Five windows under coved eaves cornice, early glazing bars,
double hung sash, moulded frame. Four windows on ground floor with
bolection moulded frieze and mouded cornice. Central door is flanked by
grooved pilasters. Triglyph and guttae frieze with four trophies of arms.
Semi-circular pediment with ornamented cornice.
Stert Street Elevation. Two storeys overhang, the first floor on carved
brackets. Plinth, Ornamental lozenge patterns in rough rendering. One
windows on second floor, casement with modern leaded panes, small cornice.
One flush framed sash window on first floor, glazing bars.
To Left - Two storey former stable block adjoins main elevation slate roof.
Four casement windows on ground floor. Brick ground floor, upper storey
rendered. One door and one carriage door. One three light window on
ground floor. Now part of the house premises.
The Knowl was formerly one of the places where Royal Proclamations were

Listing NGR: SU4975697268

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

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