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The Post Office, Great Tew

Description: The Post Office

Grade: II
Date Listed: 27 August 1956
English Heritage Building ID: 251889

OS Grid Reference: SP3961229290
OS Grid Coordinates: 439612, 229290
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9607, -1.4249

Location: Old Road, Great Tew, Oxfordshire OX7 4DB

Locality: Great Tew
Local Authority: West Oxfordshire District Council
County: Oxfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: OX7 4DB

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Listing Text

SP3929 (East side)
10/77 Nos.22, 23 and The Post Office
27/08/56 (Formerly listed as Cottage
No.22, Cottage No.23)
Row of 2 cottages and a shop. C17, extended C18 and re-modelled early C19.
Coursed marlstone rubble with some ashlar dressings; thatch roofs with rendered
stacks. Single-unit plans plus added rear wing. One storey plus attic. Front has
3-light stone-mullioned windows with labels to centre and right units, above
which wall rises to contain small 2-light dormer casements; left bay (shop) has
a large ashlar 4-light canted bay window with moulded stone mullions. Doorways
between units have chamfered stone basket-arched surrounds below labels with
carved lozenge stops; a similar lower door to extreme left is the shop entrance.
All decorative features are probably early C19. Windows have lattice glazing.
C18 wing to rear of No.22 (right) has renewed windows. Interiors not inspected
but No.23 noted as having a raised-crick: roof structure.
(County Sites and Monuments Record; Buildings of England: Oxfordshire, p.627).

Listing NGR: SP3961229290

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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