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The Old Post Office

A Grade II Listed Building in Hook Norton, Oxfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.9974 / 51°59'50"N

Longitude: -1.4816 / 1°28'53"W

OS Eastings: 435686

OS Northings: 233346

OS Grid: SP356333

Mapcode National: GBR 6S2.Q7G

Mapcode Global: VHBZ3.82L3

Entry Name: The Old Post Office

Listing Date: 8 December 1955

Last Amended: 9 November 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1283828

English Heritage Legacy ID: 244030

Location: Hook Norton, Cherwell, Oxfordshire, OX15

County: Oxfordshire

District: Cherwell

Civil Parish: Hook Norton

Built-Up Area: Hook Norton

Traditional County: Oxfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire

Church of England Parish: Hook Norton with Great Rollright and Swerford

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

HOOK NORTON CHAPEL STREET
SP3533 (South side)
10/19 The Old Post Office
08/12/55 (Formerly listed under
Mobb's Lane)
- II
House. C17. Datestone P/1676/TM. Coursed ironstone rubble with C20 tile
roof. Steeply pitched roof with brick stack on left gable end. Two ground
floor windows flanking the entrance. On the left renewed stone surrounds with
inserted 3-light casement and hood mould with label stops. C20 window of old
post office to right. First floor has a 3-light stone mullioned window with
hood mould and label stops on the left and a 3-light casement inserted in the
stone surrounds on the right. 2- and 3-light stone mullioned windows with hood
moulds and label stops to rear. Interior: inglenook in the parlour. C20
staircase. The datestone is attributed to Thomas Parran. In 1687 the name
Thomas Parran appears in the Oxford Quarter Sessions as 'over ceare pore'.
(Dickins, M. - History of Hook Norton, 1928. p.181).


Listing NGR: SP3568633346

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