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Latitude: 51.8966 / 51°53'47"N
Longitude: -1.1502 / 1°9'0"W
OS Eastings: 458570
OS Northings: 222342
OS Grid: SP585223
Mapcode National: GBR 8XJ.409
Mapcode Global: VHCX4.0LSG
Entry Name: 39, Market Square
Listing Date: 20 March 1970
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1046466
English Heritage Legacy ID: 243558
Location: Bicester, Cherwell, Oxfordshire, OX26
Civil Parish: Bicester
Traditional County: Oxfordshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire
Church of England Parish: Bicester with Caversfield
Church of England Diocese: Oxford
BICESTER MARKET SQUARE
SP5822S (South side)
Shop and dwelling, now offices. Late C16/early C17. Roughcast timber framing;
old plain-tile roof with rubble and brick end stack. 2-unit gable-fronted plan.
2 storeys plus attics. Front has renewed 2- and 3-light casements to the upper
floors plus a C20 shop window and entrance. Left return wall retains a
horizontal-sliding sash with old glazing, and has a 4-panel door and C20 shop
window. To rear of steep-pitched roof is a massive rubble-based stack, probably
shared with No.40, Kings Arms Hotel (q.v.), with 3 rebuilt diagonal shafts.
Interior: massive stop-chamfered beams with heavy square joists; winder stair
from cellar to attics; some 2-panel doors and a fragment of C17 panelling;
butt-purlin roof with curved windbraces. Possibly originally part of Kings arms
(V.C.H.: Oxfordshire, p.455).
Listing NGR: SP5857022340
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