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39, Market Square

A Grade II Listed Building in Bicester, Oxfordshire

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Latitude: 51.8966 / 51°53'47"N

Longitude: -1.1502 / 1°9'0"W

OS Eastings: 458570

OS Northings: 222342

OS Grid: SP585223

Mapcode National: GBR 8XJ.409

Mapcode Global: VHCX4.0LSG

Plus Code: 9C3WVRWX+JW

Entry Name: 39, Market Square

Listing Date: 20 March 1970

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1046466

English Heritage Legacy ID: 243558

Location: Bicester, Cherwell, Oxfordshire, OX26

County: Oxfordshire

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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SP5822S (South side)
3/83 No.39

Shop and dwelling, now offices. Late C16/early C17. Roughcast timber framing;
old plain-tile roof with rubble and brick end stack. 2-unit gable-fronted plan.
2 storeys plus attics. Front has renewed 2- and 3-light casements to the upper
floors plus a C20 shop window and entrance. Left return wall retains a
horizontal-sliding sash with old glazing, and has a 4-panel door and C20 shop
window. To rear of steep-pitched roof is a massive rubble-based stack, probably
shared with No.40, Kings Arms Hotel (q.v.), with 3 rebuilt diagonal shafts.
Interior: massive stop-chamfered beams with heavy square joists; winder stair
from cellar to attics; some 2-panel doors and a fragment of C17 panelling;
butt-purlin roof with curved windbraces. Possibly originally part of Kings arms
(V.C.H.: Oxfordshire, p.455).

Listing NGR: SP5857022340

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