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Post Office with Two Adjoining Cottages, Ashbury

Description: Post Office with Two Adjoining Cottages

Grade: II
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

Locality: Ashbury
Local Authority: Vale of White Horse District Council
County: Oxfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: SN6 8LN

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Listing Text

SU28NE (South side)
5/27 Post Office with 2 adjoining
10/11/52 cottages.
(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

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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