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The Old Post Office, Hook Norton

Description: The Old Post Office

Grade: II
Date Listed: 8 December 1955
English Heritage Building ID: 244030

OS Grid Reference: SP3568633346
OS Grid Coordinates: 435686, 233346
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9974, -1.4816

Location: Chapel Street, Hook Norton, Oxfordshire OX15 5ND

Locality: Hook Norton
Local Authority: Cherwell District Council
County: Oxfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: OX15 5ND

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Listing Text

SP3533 (South side)
10/19 The Old Post Office
08/12/55 (Formerly listed under
Mobb's Lane)
- II
House. C17. Datestone P/1676/TM. Coursed ironstone rubble with C20 tile
roof. Steeply pitched roof with brick stack on left gable end. Two ground
floor windows flanking the entrance. On the left renewed stone surrounds with
inserted 3-light casement and hood mould with label stops. C20 window of old
post office to right. First floor has a 3-light stone mullioned window with
hood mould and label stops on the left and a 3-light casement inserted in the
stone surrounds on the right. 2- and 3-light stone mullioned windows with hood
moulds and label stops to rear. Interior: inglenook in the parlour. C20
staircase. The datestone is attributed to Thomas Parran. In 1687 the name
Thomas Parran appears in the Oxford Quarter Sessions as 'over ceare pore'.
(Dickins, M. - History of Hook Norton, 1928. p.181).

Listing NGR: SP3568633346

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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