Punchbowl

Oxfordshire - Abingdon

A historic pub interior of regional importance

Listed Status: II

6 Market Place
Abingdon
OX14 3HG

Tel: (01235) 352861

Website https://punchbowlabingdon.co.uk/

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Real Ale: Yes

Public Transport: Near Bus Stop

Bus: Yes

View on: Whatpub

A partly early seventeenth-century timber-framed building. It’s included here for the Oak Room, a delightful low-ceilinged lounge accessed on the side via a brick-floored passageway. The walls of this carpeted room have eighteenth-century (or earlier) dark wood panelling and some fixed bench seating along the outside wall. The fielded-panelled counter appears to be interwar, as does the fire-surround and three movable benches which carry a band of pretty decoration. The little alcove is in fact a fairly modern creation. A plan in the modernised public bar at the front, and dating perhaps from the interwar period, shows there was a staircase in this area. The plan also shows that the front bar formerly had three small rooms.

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