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Post Office with Two Adjoining Cottages

A Grade II Listed Building in Ashbury, Oxfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5639 / 51°33'50"N

Longitude: -1.6187 / 1°37'7"W

OS Eastings: 426524

OS Northings: 185071

OS Grid: SU265850

Mapcode National: GBR 5WS.ZGW

Mapcode Global: VHC0Y.WYLH

Entry Name: Post Office with Two Adjoining Cottages

Listing Date: 10 November 1952

Last Amended: 11 December 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1183310

English Heritage Legacy ID: 250654

Location: Ashbury, Vale of White Horse, Oxfordshire, SN6

County: Oxfordshire

District: Vale of White Horse

Civil Parish: Ashbury

Built-Up Area: Ashbury

Traditional County: Berkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire

Church of England Parish: Ashbury

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

ASHBURY. HIGH STREET
SU28NE (South side)
5/27 Post Office with 2 adjoining
10/11/52 cottages.
(Formerly listed as shop with
two cottages adjoining on SW
corner of junction of Ashbury
Hill with Icknield Way)

GV II


Cottages, now shop (left) and cottage (right). Mid-late C18. Flemish bond brick
to left; uncoursed chalk and sarsen rubble with chalk bands to right; old tiled
roof to left, thatched to right; brick stacks. Single-unit plan to left with
two-unit plan to right. Single storey to left, 1 1/2-storey to right, 4-window
range. Central C20 door to left; C20 door to left side of cottage on right.
Late C19 canted bay windows flank door to left; C20 casements and canted bay to
right; left side wall has C18 canted bay window with moulded cornice. Dentilled
eaves to left; half-hipped roof; central ridge stack. Interior: some mutilated
beams exposed, 2-bay roof to right is obscurred. Mid- late C18 wing to rear
left: brick random band walling, corrugated iron roof, segmental arches over
C20 doors and casements.


Listing NGR: SU2653285074

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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