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Oxford House, Bicester

Description: Oxford House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 20 March 1970
English Heritage Building ID: 243524

OS Grid Reference: SP5804022450
OS Grid Coordinates: 458040, 222450
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8976, -1.1579

Location: King's End, Bicester, Oxfordshire OX6 7DS

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

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Listing Text

SP5822S (South side)
3/50 Oxford House
20/03/70 (Formerly listed as Corner
House (Y.W.C.A.))

Substantial house. Probably early C18, altered and extended early C19. Rendered
walls; Welsh-slate and old plain-tile roofs. L-plan, extended. 2 storeys.
Earlier block, at angle of ranges, has a symmetrical 3-window front, facing
north, with plinth, storeyband and deep plaster eaves cove; the early-C19
pilastered stucco doorcase contains a glazed 2-leaf door, and the windows have
16-pane early-C19 sashes. 3-window range to left has similar plinth and
storeyband but a lower-pitched roof; the 6-panel door has a plain stucco
doorcase with projecting keyblock, and the windows have 16-pane sashes at ground
floor and 12-pane sashes above. Roof of earlier section is hipped to right and
returns over the 3-window west front (probably originally 4 windows) which has a
6-panel door in a pilastered doorcase and similar 16-pane sashes. A 2-window
extension to the range (again without the eaves cove but with a steep roof) has
16-pane sashes and a plain doorway. Interior not inspected.

Listing NGR: SP5804022450

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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