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Oxford House

A Grade II Listed Building in Bicester, Oxfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.8976 / 51°53'51"N

Longitude: -1.1579 / 1°9'28"W

OS Eastings: 458040

OS Northings: 222450

OS Grid: SP580224

Mapcode National: GBR 8XB.VG3

Mapcode Global: VHCX3.WK7N

Entry Name: Oxford House

Listing Date: 20 March 1970

Last Amended: 20 January 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1200078

English Heritage Legacy ID: 243524

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 KINGS END
SP5822S (South side)
3/50 Oxford House
20/03/70 (Formerly listed as Corner
House (Y.W.C.A.))
GV II

Substantial house. Probably early C18, altered and extended early C19. Rendered
walls; Welsh-slate and old plain-tile roofs. L-plan, extended. 2 storeys.
Earlier block, at angle of ranges, has a symmetrical 3-window front, facing
north, with plinth, storeyband and deep plaster eaves cove; the early-C19
pilastered stucco doorcase contains a glazed 2-leaf door, and the windows have
16-pane early-C19 sashes. 3-window range to left has similar plinth and
storeyband but a lower-pitched roof; the 6-panel door has a plain stucco
doorcase with projecting keyblock, and the windows have 16-pane sashes at ground
floor and 12-pane sashes above. Roof of earlier section is hipped to right and
returns over the 3-window west front (probably originally 4 windows) which has a
6-panel door in a pilastered doorcase and similar 16-pane sashes. A 2-window
extension to the range (again without the eaves cove but with a steep roof) has
16-pane sashes and a plain doorway. Interior not inspected.

Listing NGR: SP5804022450

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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