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The Hermitage and Attached Lock Up

A Grade II Listed Building in Bicester, Oxfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.8957 / 51°53'44"N

Longitude: -1.1487 / 1°8'55"W

OS Eastings: 458677

OS Northings: 222243

OS Grid: SP586222

Mapcode National: GBR 8XJ.4DP

Mapcode Global: VHCX4.1ML4

Entry Name: The Hermitage and Attached Lock Up

Listing Date: 31 January 1952

Last Amended: 20 January 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1046494

English Heritage Legacy ID: 243531

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 LONDON ROAD
SP5822S (East side)
3/57 No.17 (The Hermitage) and
31/01/52 No.17A and attached lock-up
(Formerly listed as No. 17 (The
Hermitage)
GV II

House, now 2 dwellings. Late C17/early C18. Coursed limestone rubble with some
stucco dressings; plain-tile roof with brick stacks. 3-unit plan, subdivided. 2
storeys plus attics. 5-window front has a regular arrangement of tall 3-light
casements, all with painted moulded architraves and most with old casements;
doors have been inserted between bays one and 2 and bays 4 and 5. Roof has 5
renewed roof dormers and 3 stacks. Rear has tall casements, probably originally
cross windows, and has a gabled stair projection. Interiors not inspected.
Former lock-up. Probably C18/early C19. Limestone rubble with Welsh-slate roof.
Apsidal plan built against left gable wall of No.17. Ribbed door to rear.
Half-conical roof has a square apex louvre. Interior: stone-vaulted ceiling with
a barred shaft to the louvre. Now an outbuilding in the garden of No. 15 (Gaol
Cottage) (not included).
(V.C.H.: Oxfordshire, Vol.VI, p.18).

Listing NGR: SP5867722246

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