The Knowl

18 Jun 2000
The Knowl, 52 Stert Street, Abingdon, Vale Of White Horse, Oxfordshire, OX14 3JU
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This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.


752 STERT STREET (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 read.

Listing NGR: SU4975697268


This is part of the Series: IOE01/1350 IOE Records taken by David J Mazey; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England


© Dr David J Mazey. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

People & Organisations

Photographer: Mazey, David J

Rights Holder: Mazey, David J


Brick, Render, Slate, Stucco, Tile, Medieval House, Tudor Monument <By Form>, Elizabethan Domestic, Dwelling, Stable, Agriculture And Subsistence, Animal Shed, Farm Building, Agricultural Building, Transport