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The Birdcage Public House

A Grade II* Listed Building in Thame, Oxfordshire

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Latitude: 51.7472 / 51°44'49"N

Longitude: -0.9775 / 0°58'39"W

OS Eastings: 470685

OS Northings: 205878

OS Grid: SP706058

Mapcode National: GBR B0T.KMX

Mapcode Global: VHDVG.0BLZ

Plus Code: 9C3XP2WC+VX

Entry Name: The Birdcage Public House

Listing Date: 24 April 1951

Last Amended: 16 June 1988

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1047982

English Heritage Legacy ID: 248466

Location: Thame, South Oxfordshire, Oxfordshire, OX9

County: Oxfordshire

District: South Oxfordshire

Civil Parish: Thame

Built-Up Area: Thame

Traditional County: Oxfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire

Church of England Parish: Thame St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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SP7005NE (North-east side)
10/39 No.4 (The Birdcage Public
24/04/51 House)
(Formerly listed as The "Bird
Cage" Hotel)


Public house. Early C16 with probably aid C16 three-storey addition to left,
late C18 lean-to addition to ground floor. Render, probably on brick to ground
floor; slate roof to lean-to roof between ground and first floors; large timber
framing with rendered infill; old plain-tile roofs; brick stacks. 2-storey,
2-window range with 3-storey single-window range to left. Sash doors to centre
and to angled corner to left. Tripartite unhorned sashes with glazing bars to
left and right. Horizontal sliding sash to right. Horizontal sliding lash to
right. 2-light leaded casement to centre. Timber framing first floor left has
unusual crossed tension braces. C20 two-light wood mullion and transom window to
first floor left. Jettied second floor to left. 2-light casement to second
floor. Gabled roof of 2 heights to centre and right. Gabled roof to left with
gable end to street front. Left return: C16 wood angled oriels to first floor
with Perpendicular tracery. Interior; spine-beams, dragon beams and joists
visible to ground floor. Reputed to have cellars of pre C16 date.
(Buildings of England: Oxfordshire, 1979, p.816).

Listing NGR: SP7069405875

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