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Post Office and Trots Cottage, Buckland

Description: Post Office and Trots Cottage

Grade: II
Date Listed: 4 July 1960
English Heritage Building ID: 134798

OS Grid Reference: SP0739735673
OS Grid Coordinates: 407397, 235673
Latitude/Longitude: 52.0194, -1.8936

Location: Buckland, Gloucestershire WR12 7NA

Locality: Buckland
Local Authority: Tewkesbury Borough Council
County: Gloucestershire
Country: England
Postcode: WR12 7NA

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Listing Text

BUCKLAND LAVERTON VILLAGE
SP 0635-0735
10/17 Post Office and Trots Cottage
(formerly listed as Laverton Stores
4.7.60 and Post Office and Cottage
adjoining Post Office)
GV II
Post Office and house; C17, early C19, altered late C20. Coursed,
squared stone; right wing brought to courses; stone slate roof,
slope right return artificial stone slate. 'U' plan, open to road,
3-window centre, one room deep, right wing extended at rear; 1 1/2
storeys. To road, plain gable on left to ground floor, late C20
window (formerly doorway), right return. To right 3-light
mullioned window with hoodmould, boarded door, slight Tudor arch
below deep stone lintel, hoodmould, single-light window, stone
lintel. Two 2-light casements either side of stone mullion,
slightly shorter hoodmould over: originally 4-light mullion with
king mullion, altered by 1900. Hoodmould to window left return
right wing; half-glazed door on front, concrete lintel, hoodmould,
small-pane shop window to right with fascia. First floor, 2-light
casement with small panes and timber lintel left wing, wall carried
up to 2 stone dormers, each with 3-light mullioned window with
hoodmould, parapet gable with cross-gablet apices. In gable right
wing two 2-light mullioned windows with hoodmould. Chimney on
ridge left, square base, diamond set stack above: plain chimney on
ridge centre of main wing, plain chimney, moulded cap at rear of
right wing. Exposed beam across shop internally, formerly head of
partition: exposed old joists over front section trimmed before
gable wall. In 1904 door to what is now shop boarded, with
cambered arch, stone voussoirs. Forming group with Hill Farmhouse
(q.v.).
(D. Verey, Gloucestershire, The Cotswolds, 1970; W.G. Davie & E.G.
Dawber, Old Cottages & Farmhouses in the Cotswold District, 1904)


Listing NGR: SP0739735673

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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