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24, Sheep Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Bicester, Oxfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.8979 / 51°53'52"N

Longitude: -1.1506 / 1°9'2"W

OS Eastings: 458539

OS Northings: 222495

OS Grid: SP585224

Mapcode National: GBR 8XB.XKW

Mapcode Global: VHCX4.0KKD

Entry Name: 24, Sheep Street

Listing Date: 20 March 1970

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1046473

English Heritage Legacy ID: 243581

Location: Bicester, Cherwell, Oxfordshire, OX26

County: Oxfordshire

District: Cherwell

Civil Parish: Bicester

Built-Up Area: 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 SHEEP STREET
SP5822N, SP5822S (East side)
2/106, 3/106 No. 24
20/03/70
GV II

House, now shop and dwelling. 1689 on datestone, remodelled and extended mid
C19. Rendered walls with stucco dressings; brick and limestone rubble;
plain-tile and Welsh-slate roofs. 2 parallel ranges plus long rear wing. 2
storeys plus attics and 2 storeys. Rendered 3-window front has a plain parapet,
with ball finials, rising from a moulded band, and has first-floor casements
with eared architraves and triangular pediments above panelled friezes, probably
all C19. The short right return wall to No.22 (not included) has a similar
window. Ground floor is mostly a shop front, but to extreme left is a section of
rusticated walling containing a large 6-panelled doorway, above which is a
datestone inscribed "R/IM/1689". Steep-pitched roof with a shallower slated roof
to rear. Rear is mostly C19 but rear range incorporates the gable of a former
stair projection. Rubble and brick rear wing is of several builds. Interior:
chamfered beams in alleyway.
(Buildings of England: Oxfordshire, p.456).


Listing NGR: SP5854622496

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