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Barclays Bank, Bicester

Description: Barclays Bank

Grade: II
Date Listed: 20 March 1970
English Heritage Building ID: 243561

OS Grid Reference: SP5854422342
OS Grid Coordinates: 458544, 222342
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8966, -1.1506

Location: B4100, Bicester, Oxfordshire OX6 7AQ

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

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Listing Text

SP5822S (South side)
3/86 No.36 (Barclays Bank)

Bank. Early/mid C19 incorporating earlier elements, altered C20. Painted ashlar;
rendered walls with stucco dressings; coursed limestone rubble: Welsh-slate and
old plain-tile roofs. Main range of 2 builds, much extended to rear. 2 storeys
and 3 storeys. 3 ashlar bays to right of front are taller, with storeybands,
moulded cornice and 12- and 6-pane sashes to the first and second floors;
rusticated ground floor has an arcade of 2 blind round-headed recesses flanking
a wide segmental archway containing an elaborately-framed depressed-arched sash
with flanking panels and a vertical-sliding external shutter. The carved
keyblocks, together with the rustication, band and cornice, are repeated in
stucco on the 2-storey 3-window range, to left, which is a later build and
contains plain 16-pane sashes plus the main entrance. Shallow-pitched hipped
slated roofs are concealed by plain parapets. To rear of the taller section, an
earlier rubble building, with a steep-pitched tiled roof, rises out of later
single-storey extensions; it is of 2 storeys plus attic and retains casement
windows. Interior not inspected.
(Buildings of England; Oxfordshire, p.455).

Listing NGR: SP5854322344

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Source: English Heritage

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