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The Old Post Office

A Grade II Listed Building in Fringford, Oxfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.9552 / 51°57'18"N

Longitude: -1.1208 / 1°7'14"W

OS Eastings: 460517

OS Northings: 228883

OS Grid: SP605288

Mapcode National: GBR 8WS.CG7

Mapcode Global: VHCWY.J4C0

Entry Name: The Old Post Office

Listing Date: 3 October 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1046445

English Heritage Legacy ID: 243614

Location: Fringford, Cherwell, Oxfordshire, OX27

County: Oxfordshire

District: Cherwell

Civil Parish: Fringford

Built-Up Area: Fringford

Traditional County: Oxfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire

Church of England Parish: Fringford

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

FRINGF0RD MAIN STREET
SP6028 (East side)
20/21 The Old Post Office

- II

House. Mid C18 with C20 alterations. Coursed limestone rubble. Steeply pitched
thatched roof. Four brick ridge and end stacks. 3-unit plan. Single storey plus
attic. 4-window attic range. 2 entrances, blacked on left with wood lintel.
Approximately central entrance has 6-panelled door, wood frame and wood lintel.
C20 porch. Ground floor has a single light C20 window with wood lintel and two
3-light wood casements in wood frames with wood lintels. Attic has three 2-light
similar windows and a C20 single-light window. Tie-bar on left, fire plaque on
right, Flora Thompson, who wrote Lark Rise to Candleford, once worked here when
the building was the village post-office.
(VCH: Oxfordshire: Vol VI, pl26)


Listing NGR: SP6051728883

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