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Bicester Snooker Club

A Grade II Listed Building in Bicester, Oxfordshire

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Latitude: 51.8961 / 51°53'45"N

Longitude: -1.1514 / 1°9'5"W

OS Eastings: 458487

OS Northings: 222287

OS Grid: SP584222

Mapcode National: GBR 8XJ.3QF

Mapcode Global: VHCX4.0L4T

Entry Name: Bicester Snooker Club

Listing Date: 20 March 1970

Last Amended: 20 January 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1046478

English Heritage Legacy ID: 243488

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

SP5822S (East side)
3/13 Bicester Snooker Club
20/03/70 (Formerly listed as
Congregational Church, and
Registrar's Office,
0xfordshire County Council)

Congregational chapel, now club. 1728, altered and extended c.1840 and 1873;
converted late C20. Limestone rubble and chequer brick with some ashlar
dressings; Welsh-slate roofs. Central block with added lower wings flanking a
forecourt. 5-window brick front of main range, with blue headers, rises from a
rubble plinth and has tall round-arched windows with C19 architraves and wooden
tracery; left bay has been altered to form a rose window above an added
pedimented porch, with a round-arched doorway surrounded by rusticated stone
blocks. Hipped roof has boxed eaves which break in the centre below a small
triangular pediment; only the pediment retains the deep plaster cove. Low wings
have yellow headers, and the arched windows in their front gable walls have
wooden "Gothic" tracery; right wing has a gable parapet; left wing returns
beside main block with sash windows. Sides and rear of main block are in rubble
and there are further arched and rose windows. Interior: upper room retains
boarded ceiling of chapeI with a deep plaster cove.
(V.C.H.: Oxfordshire, Vol.VI, p.18; Buildings of England: Oxfordshire, p.454).

Listing NGR: SP5848722287

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