Description: Coughton Post Office
Date Listed: 1 February 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 305327
OS Grid Reference: SP0801360334
OS Grid Coordinates: 408013, 260334
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2411, -1.8841
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COUGHTON BIRMINGHAM ROAD
SP06SE (West side)
1/164 Coughton Post Office and No.2
01/02/67 Coughton Lane
(Formerly listed as Post
Office and shops adjoining)
Includes No.2 Coughton Lane.
House, now post office and tea room, and separate cottage. C17 with C18 front
(VCH). Timber framed; square framing with brick infill. Front of brick with
brick string course and brick dentil cornice. Brick range on right. Old tile
roof; brick stacks. L-plan, extended to T-plan. 2 storeys and attic; 5-window
range. Central late C18/C19 shop front has panelled half-glazed door, and 2 bow
windows with glazing bars and reeded wood surrounds. Continuous shaped fascia.
To right of this a 6-panelled part-glazed door with moulded wood surround. Wood
and iron casements with glazing bars. Door and windows under cambered brick
arches. 3 hipped dormers. Lower 2-storey, 2-window range to right has blocked
openings with cambered arches on ground floor. Two 3-light leaded casements with
crown glass on first floor. Left return side to Coughton Lane has external
stack. To rear: exposed framing. Timber-framed wing (No.2 Coughton Lane) with
jowled posts. Large internal stack of 2 shafts, one of thin bricks. Plank door
and small C20 trellis porch. C19 and C20 casements. Interior: Exposed timber
(V.C.H.: Warwickshire, Vol,III, p.74).
Listing NGR: SP0801360334
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