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Bluecoats Tysul House, Bicester

Description: Bluecoats Tysul House

Grade: II
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

Location: Church Street, Bicester, Oxfordshire OX6 7AY

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

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Listing Text

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

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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