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King's Chocolate Bar Post Office, Watlington

Description: King's Chocolate Bar Post Office

Grade: II
Date Listed: 11 December 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 247647

OS Grid Reference: SU6896094511
OS Grid Coordinates: 468960, 194511
Latitude/Longitude: 51.6452, -1.0048

Location: 2 High Street, Watlington, Oxfordshire OX9 5PS

Locality: Watlington
Local Authority: South Oxfordshire District Council
County: Oxfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: OX9 5PS

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Listing Text

SU6894 (North side)
6/176 No.8 (Post Office) and No.10
(King's Chocolate Bar)


Town house. Late C18 refronting of earlier C18 building: C17 cottage attached to
rear. Header bond grey brick with red brick quoins and dressings; gabled C20
tile roof: brick end stacks. U-plan with 2 rear wings. 3 storeys. 3-window
range. C20 doors and flanking shop windows: plank door to central passage.
Gauged brick flat arches over horned 6- and 4-pane sashes; dentilled eaves over
horned second-floor sashes except late C18 six-pane sash to left. Late C18
two-storey rear left wing; of Flemish bond brick with gabled old tile roof and
brick ridge stack, plank door and 2-light iron casement. C17 wing of 2 storeys.
2-bay range to rear right: of square timber framing clad in brick to front and
right, with timber framed left outshut and gabled old tile roof; C20 door,
2-light iron casement and one leaded light to left. Interior not inspected but
likely to be of interest.

Listing NGR: SU6896394522

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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