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22 and 23, Market Square

A Grade II Listed Building in Bicester, Oxfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.8969 / 51°53'48"N

Longitude: -1.1516 / 1°9'5"W

OS Eastings: 458476

OS Northings: 222374

OS Grid: SP584223

Mapcode National: GBR 8XJ.3P1

Mapcode Global: VHCX4.0L27

Entry Name: 22 and 23, Market Square

Listing Date: 20 March 1970

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1046463

English Heritage Legacy ID: 243549

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 (North side)
3/74 Nos.22 and 23
20/03/70
GV II

2 shops and dwellings. Early C19, possibly partly earlier. Rendered walls with
stucco dressings; limestone rubble; Welsh-slate roofs with brick stacks. Linked
ranges with rear wings. 2-storey stuccoed 2-window front of No.22, with
rusticated quoins and a deep moulded cornice, has tall first-floor windows with
C20 frames, and a shop front retaining flanking carved consoles and a cornice to
the fascia, plus wide arched spandrelled heads to the windows. Narrow 3-storey
stuccoed front of No.23, to left, also has a cornice which breaks around
full-height pilaster strips, and a low parapet linking with that of No.22; first
floor has a canted bay window, and at second floor is a segmental-arched 16-pane
sash. Ground-floor shop front has a C19 bay window with spandrelled arched
heads, plus a projecting fascia on carved consoles with a moulded cornice.
Shallow-pitched roof is hipped to left. Rear wings are both of rubble. Interiors
not inspected.

Listing NGR: SP5847722379

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