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List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.


List entry Number: 1046478



The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Oxfordshire

District: Cherwell

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Bicester

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 20-Mar-1970

Date of most recent amendment: 20-Jan-1988

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 243488

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BICESTER CHAPEL STREET SP5822S (East side) 3/13 Bicester Snooker Club 20/03/70 (Formerly listed as Congregational Church, and Registrar's Office, 0xfordshire County Council) GV II

Congregational chapel, now club. 1728, altered and extended c.1840 and 1873; converted late C20. Limestone rubble and chequer brick with some ashlar dressings; Welsh-slate roofs. Central block with added lower wings flanking a forecourt. 5-window brick front of main range, with blue headers, rises from a rubble plinth and has tall round-arched windows with C19 architraves and wooden tracery; left bay has been altered to form a rose window above an added pedimented porch, with a round-arched doorway surrounded by rusticated stone blocks. Hipped roof has boxed eaves which break in the centre below a small triangular pediment; only the pediment retains the deep plaster cove. Low wings have yellow headers, and the arched windows in their front gable walls have wooden "Gothic" tracery; right wing has a gable parapet; left wing returns beside main block with sash windows. Sides and rear of main block are in rubble and there are further arched and rose windows. Interior: upper room retains boarded ceiling of chapeI with a deep plaster cove. (V.C.H.: Oxfordshire, Vol.VI, p.18; Buildings of England: Oxfordshire, p.454).

Listing NGR: SP5848722287

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, Sherwood, J , The Buildings of England: Oxfordshire, (1974), 454
Salzman, L F, The Victoria History of the County of Oxford, (1959), 18

National Grid Reference: SP 58487 22287


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