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Bicester Snooker Club, Bicester

Description: Bicester Snooker Club

Grade: II
Date Listed: 20 March 1970
English Heritage Building ID: 243488

OS Grid Reference: SP5848722287
OS Grid Coordinates: 458487, 222287
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8961, -1.1514

Location: 1 Chapel Street, Bicester, Oxfordshire OX6 7BD

Locality: Bicester
Local Authority: Cherwell District Council
County: Oxfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: OX6 7BD

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Listing Text

SP5822S (East side)
3/13 Bicester Snooker Club
20/03/70 (Formerly listed as
Congregational Church, and
Registrar's Office,
0xfordshire County Council)

Congregational chapel, now club. 1728, altered and extended c.1840 and 1873;
converted late C20. Limestone rubble and chequer brick with some ashlar
dressings; Welsh-slate roofs. Central block with added lower wings flanking a
forecourt. 5-window brick front of main range, with blue headers, rises from a
rubble plinth and has tall round-arched windows with C19 architraves and wooden
tracery; left bay has been altered to form a rose window above an added
pedimented porch, with a round-arched doorway surrounded by rusticated stone
blocks. Hipped roof has boxed eaves which break in the centre below a small
triangular pediment; only the pediment retains the deep plaster cove. Low wings
have yellow headers, and the arched windows in their front gable walls have
wooden "Gothic" tracery; right wing has a gable parapet; left wing returns
beside main block with sash windows. Sides and rear of main block are in rubble
and there are further arched and rose windows. Interior: upper room retains
boarded ceiling of chapeI with a deep plaster cove.
(V.C.H.: Oxfordshire, Vol.VI, p.18; Buildings of England: Oxfordshire, p.454).

Listing NGR: SP5848722287

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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