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37, Market Square, Bicester

Description: 37, Market Square

Grade: II
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

Location: B4100, Bicester, Oxfordshire OX6 7AG

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

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Listing Text

SP5822S (South side)
3/85 No.37

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

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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