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Description: Ecton Post Office and Cooperative Shop
Date Listed: 2 August 1972
English Heritage Building ID: 233361
OS Grid Reference: SP8279663541
OS Grid Coordinates: 482796, 263541
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2638, -0.7882
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ECTON HIGH STREET
SP8263 (East side)
18/82 No.3 (Stone Cottage), No.5
02/08/72 (Ecton Post Office and
Co-operative shop) and Nos.7
(Formerly listed as Stone
Cottage. Premises occupied by
the Co-op. No.7).
School and houses, now houses and shop. Datestone 1752. Lias ashlar with slate
roof. Originally probably school room at centre with houses attached to either
side. 2 storeys. Together comprising a 7-window range. Centre 3 bays are higher
than flanking bay with central casement with glazing bars and 2 blank windows
either side, all under gauged stone arches. Central ground floor shop window in
original opening has 6-panelled door with glazed top lights to right. C19 brick
lean-to to left. Nas.3 and 7 attached to left and right side each have 2-window
range of casements, those to No.3 have C20 casements leaded and these to No.7
have glazing bars; all under gauged stone arches. Entrances to left and right
under plain arches. Ashlar gable parapets and kneelers and brick stacks at ends.
No.9 attached at right angles to No.7 is a 2-window range of casements under
wood lintels with C19 plank door to left. Asbestos tile roof raised early C20.
Tablet above shop window has inscription "A school for poor children built by
John Palmer 1752".
Listing NGR: SP8279663541
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Source: English Heritage
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