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45 and 52, Market Square

A Grade II Listed Building in Bicester, Oxfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.8969 / 51°53'48"N

Longitude: -1.1505 / 1°9'1"W

OS Eastings: 458549

OS Northings: 222384

OS Grid: SP585223

Mapcode National: GBR 8XJ.3XP

Mapcode Global: VHCX4.0LM5

Entry Name: 45 and 52, Market Square

Listing Date: 20 March 1970

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1046456

English Heritage Legacy ID: 243538

Location: Bicester, Cherwell, Oxfordshire, OX26

County: Oxfordshire

District: Cherwell

Civil Parish: Bicester

Traditional County: Oxfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire

Church of England Parish: Bicester with Caversfield

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

BICESTER MARKET SQUARE
SP5822S
3/63 Nos.45 and 52
20/03/70
GV II

2 shops and dwellings. Late C17/early C18 and C18/early C19. Rendered light
timber framing; Welsh-slate roofs with brick stacks. Gable-fronted plans, back
to back. Narrow 3-storey front of No.45, facing east, has a tripartite sash at
first floor, a 4-pane sash above, and has narrow sashes in the cant to left (all
C19); C20 shop front; roof is hipped to front; 4-storey gabled front of No.52,
facing west, is probably earlier at ground and first floors, and has a moulded
wooden cornice above the renewed 4-light first-floor casement, above which the
front wall is set back with further renewed casements; early-C20 shop front,
Buildings both back onto a C17 stack with diagonal shafts, rising from a lower
roofline. Interior: No.52 has a winder stair, and at first floor has
intersecting chamfered beams and some elaborate bolection-mould panelling on the
window wall. With No.44 (q.v.), forms a prominent group on an island site.

Listing NGR: SP5855322384

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