Description: Numbers 1, 2 (The Post Office) and 3
Date Listed: 8 April 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 306133
OS Grid Reference: SP4098850023
OS Grid Coordinates: 440988, 250023
Latitude/Longitude: 52.1470, -1.4024
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AVON DASSETT THE DRIVE
7/24 Nos.1,2 (The Post Office) and
Row of 3 cottages. Nos.1 and 2 dated 1707, raised early C19; No.3 on left mid
C18. Nos.1 and 2 of regular coursed ironstone, No.3 of ironstone ashlar, with
moulded cornices. Nos.1 and 2 have slate roof, No.3 has tiles, all with coped
gable parapets and kneelers; brick ridge and end stacks. L-plan, with short
slightly-projecting wing forming No.1 on right. 2 storeys and attic; 5-window
range. No.3 has one storey and attic range on left, partly an outbuilding.
Hipped roof. C20 stable door and open porch. Casement dormer above. Mid C18
range has entrance to No.2 in right corner: C18 single moulded panelled ledged
door in painted chamfered wood frame with stone flat arch. No.1 has blocked
2-light and No.2 a 4-light stone-mullioned window with hood moulds. First floor
has C18 leaded 3-light casements, with stone flat arch to left and wood lintel
to right. C20 light above door. No.1 has C20 door in left return side, and C20
casements. Catslide roof. Right return side of No.1 has 3-light and 2-light
attic mullioned windows with hood moulds, and C20 attic casement. To rear, to
The Drive: blocked doorway to former through passage and blocked doorway on
right have small windows inserted. Mullioned windows with hood moulds. Nos.1 and
2 are 2-window range, with 4-light, 3-light and 2-light attic windows. No.3 has
4-light windows, and two C19 two-light casement roof dormers. Fish scale tiles.
Interior: No.2 has open fireplace with cambered chamfered bressumer.
Stepped-stop broad-chamfered ceiling beams, and chamfered joists. Cupboard with
butterfly hinges. First floor room has similar ceiling beams and cupboard, and
door of 2 vertical panels with wooden latch.
Listing NGR: SP4098850023
Source: English Heritage
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