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THE HERMITAGE AND ATTACHED LOCK UP

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.

Name: THE HERMITAGE AND ATTACHED LOCK UP

List entry Number: 1046494

Location

THE HERMITAGE AND ATTACHED LOCK UP, 17 AND 17A, LONDON ROAD

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: 31-Jan-1952

Date of most recent amendment: 20-Jan-1988

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 243531

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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History

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Details

BICESTER LONDON ROAD SP5822S (East side) 3/57 No.17 (The Hermitage) and 31/01/52 No.17A and attached lock-up (Formerly listed as No. 17 (The Hermitage) GV II

House, now 2 dwellings. Late C17/early C18. Coursed limestone rubble with some stucco dressings; plain-tile roof with brick stacks. 3-unit plan, subdivided. 2 storeys plus attics. 5-window front has a regular arrangement of tall 3-light casements, all with painted moulded architraves and most with old casements; doors have been inserted between bays one and 2 and bays 4 and 5. Roof has 5 renewed roof dormers and 3 stacks. Rear has tall casements, probably originally cross windows, and has a gabled stair projection. Interiors not inspected. Former lock-up. Probably C18/early C19. Limestone rubble with Welsh-slate roof. Apsidal plan built against left gable wall of No.17. Ribbed door to rear. Half-conical roof has a square apex louvre. Interior: stone-vaulted ceiling with a barred shaft to the louvre. Now an outbuilding in the garden of No. 15 (Gaol Cottage) (not included). (V.C.H.: Oxfordshire, Vol.VI, p.18).



Listing NGR: SP5867722246

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Salzman, L F, The Victoria History of the County of Oxford, (1959), 18

National Grid Reference: SP 58677 22242

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