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Date Listed: 1 September 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 146188
OS Grid Reference: SU5546413356
OS Grid Coordinates: 455464, 113356
Latitude/Longitude: 50.9170, -1.2124
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SHEDFIELD BOTLEY ROAD
SU 51 SE
6/4 Nos 1 and 2 Aylings
House, now two. C18, with late C19 rear extensions. Front wall of colourwashed
brickwork, blue headers with red quoins, cambered arches, 1st floor band, Flemish
bond with blue headers below ground-floor cill level: other walls of stetcher
bond, tile hung front gable. Tile roof. Symmetrical north-east front of two
storeys and attic, three windows, with gable at the east side, single-storeyed
outshot at the west side, and two-storeyed wing set back at the east side. Late
C18 leaded casements. Central boarded door (No 1) in a plain frame, similar doorway
(No 2) in the wing. The house is named after Lieutenant Aylings, who served in the
battle of the Glorious First of June 1797: it became the first post-office in 1840.
Listing NGR: SP5537218617
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Source: English Heritage
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