Description: Claremont House
Date Listed: 20 March 1970
English Heritage Building ID: 243556
OS Grid Reference: SP5860522352
OS Grid Coordinates: 458605, 222352
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8966, -1.1497
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BICESTER MARKET SQUARE
SP5822S (East side)
3/81 No.1 (Claremont House)
House, now shop and dwelling. Early C19. Rendered walls; Welsh-slate roof with
rendered end stacks. Main range plus rear wing. 3 storeys plus attic. 3-window
front has first-floor storeyband, cornice and plain parapet, which break around
flanking projections; 4-pane sashes are taller at first floor than at second
floor, but all have scalloped blind cases. Ground floor has a C20 shop front, an
altered entry to an alleyway and, to extreme right, an arched doorway with a
6-panel door. Mansard roof has 3 dormers. Rear has further sashes to 4 floors.
Interior: alleyway has a groined plaster vault; apsidal stair hall has a
sweeping cantilevered stair, rising to the third floor, with a wreathed mahogany
handrail and stick balusters.
(V.C.H.: Oxfordshire, Vol.VI, p.18).
Listing NGR: SP5860722353
Source: English Heritage
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