Description: Post Office and Attached House
Date Listed: 25 March 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 250187
OS Grid Reference: SU4250287663
OS Grid Coordinates: 442502, 187663
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5862, -1.3879
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LOCKINGE THE STREET
SU4287 (West side)
21/149 Post Office and attached house
House and attached Post Office. c.1885. Brick plinth; timber-framing with
rendered brick infill; complex C20 plain-tile roof; brick internal stack to
centre. "Old English" style. Single storey and attic; 2-window range. C20
three-light casements to ground floor. Attic is jettied, having 2 cross-gables
with C20 two-light casements. Plank door to porch on left return. Interior not
inspected. Post office to rear in same style. History: built c.1885 as part of
Lord Wantage's model village at Lockinge.
(M.A.Havinden, "Estate Villages, a study of the Berkshire villages of Ardington
and Lockinge" Reading University Press)
Listing NGR: SU4250287663
Source: English Heritage
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