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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1200133
English Heritage Legacy ID: 243533
Location: Bicester, Cherwell, Oxfordshire, OX26
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
BICESTER LONDON ROAD
SP5822S (West side)
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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