St Edburg’s Church – Medieval




Coker Lane -Named after John Coker, manorial Lord of Bicester’s Kings End, who in 1793 formed an ‘’Association for the protection of property against Levellers and Jacobin’s’’




Airfield-Was home for the Royal Flying Corps, now home to Bicester Heritage.




Aunt Sally-The traditional game originated in Oxfordshire and is still popular in Bicester




Jenson Button-The racing driver has a home here




Ian Paice -The Deep Purple Drummer was brought up in King’s End




Chinese Lanterns- To celebrate the visits of Chinese citizens to Bicester Village




Garth Park – Garth House on Launton Road was originally called ‘’The Poplars’’ It was renamed ‘The Garth’ by a banker called Adolf Deichmann in 1876(Garth means Ground)




Queens Avenue – Built in 1939 and was lined with trees to celebrate the 1953 Coronation of Queen Elizabeth II




Foxes- Bicester became a centre for Fox hunting in the late 18th century, hence the fox on it’s coat of arms




Lace and straw- The town used to make lace and make straw plaiting for hats




Bell Foundry- Edward Hemins was running a foundry here in 1728




Old Place Yard- Grade II dovecote




There were as many as45 names for the town until they settled on Bicester in the 17th century