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Description: The Post Office and Shrubbery Cottage
Date Listed: 26 January 1956
English Heritage Building ID: 105909
OS Grid Reference: SY7249183072
OS Grid Coordinates: 372491, 83072
Latitude/Longitude: 50.6467, -2.3904
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SY 7283 OSMINGTON CHURCH LANE
The Post Office and
26.1.56 Shrubbery Cottage
Attached Post Office and cottage. Later C18, (reset datestone
in C20 extension at rear of PO: HG 1783). Coursed rubblestone
walls with dressed stone quoins. Thatch roof with gable end at
south end. C19 brick stacks at left hand gable and ridge right
of centre. Two storeys. 5 windows, (total), first floor. Post
Office has a square bay window at left ground. 3 panes x 7 panes,
with a pentice thatched roof over. Rest are 2 light wood casements
with glazing-bars, wood cills and wood lintels. Shrubbery has
2 light wood casements, C18 and C20. Doors: Post Office has front
door left of centre, plank with 3 vertical upper lights. Thatch
canopy over. Shrubbery: door at centre, plank-and-muntin in wood
frame, C19. Thatch canopy over. Interior: PO has slight chamfered
ceiling beams. (R.C.H.M. Dorset II, p.181 (10)).
Listing NGR: SY7249183072
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Source: English Heritage
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