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2, London Road

A Grade II Listed Building in Bicester, Oxfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.8962 / 51°53'46"N

Longitude: -1.1499 / 1°8'59"W

OS Eastings: 458590

OS Northings: 222307

OS Grid: SP585223

Mapcode National: GBR 8XJ.42M

Mapcode Global: VHCX4.0LYP

Entry Name: 2, London Road

Listing Date: 31 January 1952

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1200133

English Heritage Legacy ID: 243533

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 LONDON ROAD
SP5822S (West side)
3/58 No.2
31/01/52
GV II

House, now part of hotel. Early/mid c17, altered C20; C18, limestone rubble with
wooden lintels; old plain-tile root with rubble-and-brick ridge stack. 3-unit
plan with rear service wing. 2 storeys plus attics and 2 storeys. 3-gabled
3-window front retains wooden ovolo-moulded mullioned-and-transomed windows at
first floor, but at ground floor has a large inserted vehicular entrance, a C20
doorway, a C20 bay window, and a deep 3-light casement with a rendered wedge
lintel which is probably C19. Gable windows are blocked except for a 2-light
casement in the left gable. Massive rubble-based stack, to right of centre, has
3 diagonal brick shafts. Central gable to rear. Lower rear wing, returning on
right, is probably mostly C18 but extends from a short C17 gabled wing; it has 2
plank doors, casements and a C19 brick external stair leading to an upper door.
Interior not inspected.
(V.C.H.: Oxfordshire, Vol.VI, p.18; Buildings of England: Oxfordshire, p.456).


Listing NGR: SP5864922277

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