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Description: Post Office with Two Adjoining Cottages
Date Listed: 10 November 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 250654
OS Grid Reference: SU2652485071
OS Grid Coordinates: 426524, 185071
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5639, -1.6187
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ASHBURY. HIGH STREET
SU28NE (South side)
5/27 Post Office with 2 adjoining
(Formerly listed as shop with
two cottages adjoining on SW
corner of junction of Ashbury
Hill with Icknield Way)
Cottages, now shop (left) and cottage (right). Mid-late C18. Flemish bond brick
to left; uncoursed chalk and sarsen rubble with chalk bands to right; old tiled
roof to left, thatched to right; brick stacks. Single-unit plan to left with
two-unit plan to right. Single storey to left, 1 1/2-storey to right, 4-window
range. Central C20 door to left; C20 door to left side of cottage on right.
Late C19 canted bay windows flank door to left; C20 casements and canted bay to
right; left side wall has C18 canted bay window with moulded cornice. Dentilled
eaves to left; half-hipped roof; central ridge stack. Interior: some mutilated
beams exposed, 2-bay roof to right is obscurred. Mid- late C18 wing to rear
left: brick random band walling, corrugated iron roof, segmental arches over
C20 doors and casements.
Listing NGR: SU2653285074
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Source: English Heritage
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