Description: 37, Market Square
Date Listed: 20 March 1970
English Heritage Building ID: 243560
OS Grid Reference: SP5855622341
OS Grid Coordinates: 458556, 222341
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8966, -1.1504
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BICESTER MARKET SQUARE
SP5822S (South side)
Shop and dwelling, now shop and offices. C18, possibly partly earlier, altered
C20. Rendered walls with some stucco dressings; coursed limestone rubble with
wooden lintels; Welsh-slate and old plain-tile roofs with rendered end stacks.
Double-depth plan with rear wing and linked rear range. 3 storeys and 2 storeys
plus attics. Symmetrical 3-window rendered front, with first-floor storeyband
and mutilated cornice, has 12-pane sashes except for a central blind window on
the top floor; ground floor rebuilt C20. 2-span shallow-pitched hipped roof is
concealed by a plain parapet. Rubble rear wing, returning from right, has a
steep-pitched tiled roof but is largely concealed by a C20 infill section. A
single-storey range links to a rubble range of 2 storeys, plus attics which may
be C17 and has a steep-pitched tiled roof. Interior: both floors of rear range
have chamfered spine beams.
(V.C.H.: Oxfordshire, Vol.VI, p.18).
Listing NGR: SP5855222337
Source: English Heritage
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