Date Listed: 20 March 1970
English Heritage Building ID: 243506
OS Grid Reference: SP5823922316
OS Grid Coordinates: 458239, 222316
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8964, -1.1550
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BICESTER CHURCH STREET
SP5822S (South side)
3/32 Nos.1 (Bluecoats) and 3
20/03/70 (Tysul House)
(Formerly listed as Nos.1 and
3 (Tysal House))
House, now 2 dwellings. Probably late C17, remodelled late C18. Part-rendered
limestone rubble with some wooden lintels; Welsh-slate and concrete plain-tile
roofs with rendered stack. 3-unit lobby-entry plan with rear wing. 2 storeys
plus attic, and 2 storeys. Rendered 3-window front of main range has a regular
arrangement of architraved 12-pane sashes and has 4- and 6-panel doors between
the bays; slated roof has one central roof dormer. Rubble left gable wall (to
No.1) has a chimney projection with weathered offsets, and has small stair and
attic windows; it returns to a lower rear wing which has casements and a
single-row dovecote. Rear of main range has a gabled stair projection. Interior:
No.1 has a quarter-turn attic stair and a section of re-used mid-C17 panelling
at first floor; No.3 has a broad dogleg stair of c.1700, rising to the attics
with moulded closed string and handrail, ball finials and heavy turned
balusters, and also has an early-C18 bolection-mould door.
(V.C.H.: Oxfordshire, Vol.VI, p.17).
Listing NGR: SP5823822320
Source: English Heritage
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