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Bell Inn, Bicester

Description: Bell Inn

Grade: II
Date Listed: 20 March 1970
English Heritage Building ID: 243576

OS Grid Reference: SP5843022662
OS Grid Coordinates: 458430, 222662
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8995, -1.1522

Location: 84 Sheep Street, Bicester OX26 6LP

Locality: Bicester
Local Authority: Cherwell District Council
County: Oxfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: OX26 6LP

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Listing Text

SP5822N (East side)
2/101 No.84 (Bell Inn)
20/03/70 (Formerly listed as Bell Inn)

Public house. Early C18 and late C18. Limestone rubble with wooden lintels;
Welsh-slate roofs. L-plan. 2 storeys plus attics and 2 storeys. 3-window front
of earlier main range has a central doorway between 16-pane sashes, a blocked
doorway to extreme right, and has 12-pane sashes at first floor. Steep-pitched
roof has a rendered stack on the right gable and, to left, shares a massive
rubble-based stack with No.86 (q.v.). Later range, returning on right, has a
shallower roof, further sashes and a large lateral stack. Rear of main range has
a tall gabled stair projection, now embedded in an outshut to the rear wing.
Interior: stop-chamfered beams; inglenook fireplace. Possibly originally linked
to No.86 (q.v.).

Listing NGR: SP5843022662

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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