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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1046494
English Heritage Legacy ID: 243531
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 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
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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