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Doricot and the Post Office, Ashton under Hill

Description: Doricot and the Post Office

Grade: II
Date Listed: 2 December 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 148471

OS Grid Reference: SO9973638418
OS Grid Coordinates: 399736, 238418
Latitude/Longitude: 52.0442, -2.0052

Location: Elmley Road, Ashton Under Hill, Worcestershire WR11 6SW

Locality: Ashton under Hill
Local Authority: Wychavon District Council
County: Worcestershire
Country: England
Postcode: WR11 6SW

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Listing Text

SO 9838 - 9938
7/19 Doricot and The Post Office

House, partly used as post office. C16 with mid-C19 and mid-C20 alterations.
Timber-framed with painted brick and rendered infill on limestone rubble base
and painted brick replacement walling and refacing, hipped thatched roof with
brick stack to rear of ridge. Three framed bays aligned north/south with large
chimney between central and north bay and additional small external rubble
chimneys with brick stacks to east of south bay and at north end. Single
storey and attic with dormers. Framing: close-set studding above girding beam
on west side and truncated collar and tie-beam truss with moulded tie-beam and
four struts at south end. East front elevation: windows are all C20 leaded
casements. There are two 3-light windows with cambered heads and a single-
light window on the ground floor, a central eyebrow dormer with a 2-light
window and a ledged and battened door with a cambered head in the south and
central bays. Timber-framed lean-to with catslide roof at north end. Interior
not inspected.

Listing NGR: SO9973638418

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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