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Barclays Bank

A Grade II Listed Building in Bicester, Oxfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.8966 / 51°53'47"N

Longitude: -1.1506 / 1°9'2"W

OS Eastings: 458544

OS Northings: 222342

OS Grid: SP585223

Mapcode National: GBR 8XJ.3WQ

Mapcode Global: VHCX4.0LLG

Entry Name: Barclays Bank

Listing Date: 20 March 1970

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1200442

English Heritage Legacy ID: 243561

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 MARKET SQUARE
SP5822S (South side)
3/86 No.36 (Barclays Bank)
20/03/70
GV II

Bank. Early/mid C19 incorporating earlier elements, altered C20. Painted ashlar;
rendered walls with stucco dressings; coursed limestone rubble: Welsh-slate and
old plain-tile roofs. Main range of 2 builds, much extended to rear. 2 storeys
and 3 storeys. 3 ashlar bays to right of front are taller, with storeybands,
moulded cornice and 12- and 6-pane sashes to the first and second floors;
rusticated ground floor has an arcade of 2 blind round-headed recesses flanking
a wide segmental archway containing an elaborately-framed depressed-arched sash
with flanking panels and a vertical-sliding external shutter. The carved
keyblocks, together with the rustication, band and cornice, are repeated in
stucco on the 2-storey 3-window range, to left, which is a later build and
contains plain 16-pane sashes plus the main entrance. Shallow-pitched hipped
slated roofs are concealed by plain parapets. To rear of the taller section, an
earlier rubble building, with a steep-pitched tiled roof, rises out of later
single-storey extensions; it is of 2 storeys plus attic and retains casement
windows. Interior not inspected.
(Buildings of England; Oxfordshire, p.455).

Listing NGR: SP5854322344

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