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Claremont House, Bicester

Description: Claremont House

Grade: II
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

Location: London Road, Bicester, Oxfordshire OX6 7BW

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

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Listing Text

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

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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