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Latitude: 51.897 / 51°53'49"N
Longitude: -1.1505 / 1°9'1"W
OS Eastings: 458547
OS Northings: 222388
OS Grid: SP585223
Mapcode National: GBR 8XJ.3XP
Mapcode Global: VHCX4.0LM4
Entry Name: 44, Market Square
Listing Date: 20 March 1970
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1200169
English Heritage Legacy ID: 243537
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 MARKET SQUARE
Shown as Nos.44 and 53 on Ordnance Survey map.
Shop and dwelling. Probably C17, remodelled early C18 and C19. Rendered timber
framing with stucco dressings; lead flat roof with rendered stacks. Single
range. 3 storeys. 3 fronts of 2, 5 and 2 windows, all with a heavy moulded
wooden cornice, rusticated vermiculated quoins and architraved C19 sashes with
similar quoins and stucco wedge lintels. West front and part of north front
retain a first-floor jetty and have a shaped bracket at the angle, a canted
ground-floor bay window to north and, to west, a C20 doorway with stucco quoins.
Interior: some fielded panelling at ground and first floors; upper floors have
2-panelled doors and an early-C18 open-well stair with winders, moulded closed
string and handrail, and turned balusters. Probably originally a substantial
townhouse. With Nos.45 and 52 (q.v.), forms a prominent group on an island site.
(V.C.H.: Oxfordshire, Vol.VI, p.18).
Listing NGR: SP5854522387
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