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Latitude: 51.6452 / 51°38'42"N
Longitude: -1.0047 / 1°0'17"W
OS Eastings: 468960
OS Northings: 194511
OS Grid: SU689945
Mapcode National: GBR B1Y.YL7
Mapcode Global: VHDVT.JXP5
Entry Name: King's Chocolate Bar post Office
Listing Date: 11 December 1985
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1059407
English Heritage Legacy ID: 247647
Location: Watlington, South Oxfordshire, Oxfordshire, OX49
District: South Oxfordshire
Civil Parish: Watlington
Built-Up Area: Watlington
Traditional County: Oxfordshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire
Church of England Parish: Watlington
Church of England Diocese: Oxford
WATLINGTON HIGH STREET
SU6894 (North side)
6/176 No.8 (Post Office) and No.10
(King's Chocolate Bar)
Town house. Late C18 refronting of earlier C18 building: C17 cottage attached to
rear. Header bond grey brick with red brick quoins and dressings; gabled C20
tile roof: brick end stacks. U-plan with 2 rear wings. 3 storeys. 3-window
range. C20 doors and flanking shop windows: plank door to central passage.
Gauged brick flat arches over horned 6- and 4-pane sashes; dentilled eaves over
horned second-floor sashes except late C18 six-pane sash to left. Late C18
two-storey rear left wing; of Flemish bond brick with gabled old tile roof and
brick ridge stack, plank door and 2-light iron casement. C17 wing of 2 storeys.
2-bay range to rear right: of square timber framing clad in brick to front and
right, with timber framed left outshut and gabled old tile roof; C20 door,
2-light iron casement and one leaded light to left. Interior not inspected but
likely to be of interest.
Listing NGR: SU6896394522
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