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Description: The Old Post Office
Date Listed: 3 October 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 243614
OS Grid Reference: SP6051728883
OS Grid Coordinates: 460517, 228883
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9552, -1.1208
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FRINGF0RD MAIN STREET
SP6028 (East side)
20/21 The Old Post Office
House. Mid C18 with C20 alterations. Coursed limestone rubble. Steeply pitched
thatched roof. Four brick ridge and end stacks. 3-unit plan. Single storey plus
attic. 4-window attic range. 2 entrances, blacked on left with wood lintel.
Approximately central entrance has 6-panelled door, wood frame and wood lintel.
C20 porch. Ground floor has a single light C20 window with wood lintel and two
3-light wood casements in wood frames with wood lintels. Attic has three 2-light
similar windows and a C20 single-light window. Tie-bar on left, fire plaque on
right, Flora Thompson, who wrote Lark Rise to Candleford, once worked here when
the building was the village post-office.
(VCH: Oxfordshire: Vol VI, pl26)
Listing NGR: SP6051728883
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Source: English Heritage
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