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Letterbox Cottage Including Attached Post-Box to North, East Tytherley

Description: Letterbox Cottage Including Attached Post-Box to North

Grade: II
Date Listed: 11 April 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 140880

OS Grid Reference: SU2933029361
OS Grid Coordinates: 429330, 129361
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0628, -1.5828

Location: 1 Manor Road, East Tytherley, Hampshire SO51 0LW

Locality: East Tytherley
Local Authority: Test Valley Borough Council
County: Hampshire
Country: England
Postcode: SO51 0LW

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Listing Text


1613/3/33 COACH ROAD
LETTERBOX COTTAGE including attached p
ost-box to north


Cottage and post-box. C17 altered C18 and C20; post-box circa 1857-9. Timber-frame with rendered infill and brick encasing, old plain tile roof. End onto road 1 bay 2 storey cottage outshot on both sides. Road end has exposed frame 4-light casement over 2-light casement. At road end on R side stack, beyond 2-light casement and stable type door. Roof half-hipped. This and the Smithy (qv) are part of landscape features of E Tytherley Manor, now demolished.
Including attached post-box to north set in small rendered brick pier with tile capping; a rare survival of a post-box first introduced in 1857 and superseded in 1859 by a version having a pitched top, because the earlier model was found to leak; both types have flaps and hoods to the aperture.

Listing NGR: SU2931927832

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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