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22 and 23, Market Square, Bicester

Description: 22 and 23, Market Square

Grade: II
Date Listed: 20 March 1970
English Heritage Building ID: 243549

OS Grid Reference: SP5847622373
OS Grid Coordinates: 458476, 222373
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8968, -1.1516

Location: B4100, Bicester, Oxfordshire OX6 7AD

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

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Listing Text

SP5822S (North side)
3/74 Nos.22 and 23

2 shops and dwellings. Early C19, possibly partly earlier. Rendered walls with
stucco dressings; limestone rubble; Welsh-slate roofs with brick stacks. Linked
ranges with rear wings. 2-storey stuccoed 2-window front of No.22, with
rusticated quoins and a deep moulded cornice, has tall first-floor windows with
C20 frames, and a shop front retaining flanking carved consoles and a cornice to
the fascia, plus wide arched spandrelled heads to the windows. Narrow 3-storey
stuccoed front of No.23, to left, also has a cornice which breaks around
full-height pilaster strips, and a low parapet linking with that of No.22; first
floor has a canted bay window, and at second floor is a segmental-arched 16-pane
sash. Ground-floor shop front has a C19 bay window with spandrelled arched
heads, plus a projecting fascia on carved consoles with a moulded cornice.
Shallow-pitched roof is hipped to left. Rear wings are both of rubble. Interiors
not inspected.

Listing NGR: SP5847722379

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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