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27, Sheep Street, Bicester

Description: 27, Sheep Street

Grade: II
Date Listed: 20 March 1970
English Heritage Building ID: 243588

OS Grid Reference: SP5847722525
OS Grid Coordinates: 458477, 222525
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8982, -1.1515

Location: Sheep Street, Bicester, Oxfordshire OX6 7JG

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

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Listing Text

SP5822N (West side)
2/113 No. 27

Shop and dwelling, now shop and offices. Late C18/early C19 and mid C19. Coursed
limestone rubble; rendered rubble-and brick-with stucco dressings; Welsh-slate
roofs with brick and rendered end stacks. 2 parallel ranges. 2 storeys and 3
storeys. 2-storey stuccoed front, with plinth, storeyband, moulded cornice and
panelled flanking pilasters, has a panelled parapet breaking upwards with a
shallow-gabled central panel; the symmetrical 3-window arrangement has 12-pane
sashes at first floor, plus a central doorway with 4-panel door, ornamental
overlight, and a stucco door case with pilasters, a dentil cornice and, in the
frieze, a panel with egg-and-dart mouldings. The doorway is now flanked by C20
shop windows. Earlier 3-storey rubble rear range has sashes with rubble flat
arches but is partly obscured at ground floor by later extensions. Interior:
plaster modillion cornices; dog-leg staircase with winders, stick balustrade and
wreathed mahogany handrail.

Listing NGR: SP5847222520

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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