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Post Office, Roofed Gate and Wall, Ashwell

Description: Post Office, Roofed Gate and Wall

Grade: II
Date Listed: 21 February 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 186581

OS Grid Reference: SK8666913712
OS Grid Coordinates: 486669, 313712
Latitude/Longitude: 52.7141, -0.7185

Location: Cottesmore Road, Ashwell, Rutland LE15 7LJ

Locality: Ashwell
County: Rutland
Country: England
Postcode: LE15 7LJ

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Listing Text



6/12 Post Office No. 5, roofed
gate and wall


Post Office and house, formerly range of almhouses, together with gate
and wall of c1858. By William Butterfield for Viscount Downe. Red brick
and rubble stone, part whitewashed, and timber framing with whitewashed
nogging. Plain tile half hipped roof with bracketted eaves and 2 brick
ridge and 1 brick rear part re-built stacks. 1 storey in Tudor style,
L plan, wing on left projecting forward to road. Post Office at the front
of wing with C20 door, 2-light casement window and C20 1 storey extension
to left. 2 probably original small wings behind this. On right return
a door, 2 3-light casement windows, door, 2 1-light casements, and door.
On facing range 2 doors, a 1-light casement door, 2 3-light casements,
door and a 1-light casement. Doors are plank mostly with wooden Tudor
arch applied to frame. The garden in front of facing range and inner
return is divided from road by whitewashed brick and rubblestone wall.
Roofed gate similar in style to a lychgate with 2 piers in similar materials
and hipped plain tile roof. Wooden gates and arch over. Formerly known
as Widows' Yard. Thompson P., William Butterfield, London, 1971.

Listing NGR: SK8666913712

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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