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Description: Post Box Cottage
Date Listed: 8 April 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 306121
OS Grid Reference: SP4105250008
OS Grid Coordinates: 441052, 250008
Latitude/Longitude: 52.1468, -1.4015
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AVON DASSETT AVON DASSETT ROAD
SP4050 (East side)
7/12 Rosary Cottage, Victory
Cottage and Post Box Cottage
Row of 3 cottages. Post Box Cottage on right, mid C18; Rosary and Victory
cottages possibly substantially rebuilt and all reroofed late C19. Regular
coursed limestone. Tile roofs: Post Box cottage has gable parapet to right end;
brick end and ridge stacks. Each cottage is 2-unit plan with separate roof, at
different levels due to hillside site. One storey and attic; Rosary and Post Box
Cottages are one-window range, Victory Cottage 2-window range. Each has central
doorway and 2 windows. Casements, mostly with leaded lights. Painted wood
lintels. Rosary Cottage on left has 2-light casement in partially-blocked
doorway; entrance now to rear. 3-light casements. Victory Cottage in centre has
C20 plank door and wood lintel. 3-light casement to left, 2-light C20 metal
casement to right. Post Box Cottage has C20 part-glazed door, and to left
original leaded cross window under continuous lintel. To right horizontal sash
with glazing bars. Small rendered gabled roof dormers throughout. Return sides
and sides and rear have irregular fenestration. To rear Victory Cottage has twin
gables. Interior: Post Box Cottage has chamfered cross beams, open fireplace
with heavy rough bressumer, and bread oven.
Listing NGR: SP4105250008
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Source: English Heritage
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