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THE KNOWL

List Entry Summary

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

Name: THE KNOWL

List entry Number: 1283160

Location

THE KNOWL, 52, STERT STREET

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

County: Oxfordshire

District: Vale of White Horse

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Abingdon

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 19-Jan-1951

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 250505

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

1. 752 STERT STREET (West Side)

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

II*

2. 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 read.

Listing NGR: SU4975697268

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National Grid Reference: SU 49756 97268

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