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Old Post Office and Home Farm Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Chastleton, Oxfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.9597 / 51°57'34"N

Longitude: -1.6414 / 1°38'29"W

OS Eastings: 424733

OS Northings: 229079

OS Grid: SP247290

Mapcode National: GBR 5R3.5SQ

Mapcode Global: VHBZ6.H0LK

Entry Name: Old Post Office and Home Farm Cottage

Listing Date: 15 May 1989

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1367764

English Heritage Legacy ID: 253915

Location: Chastleton, West Oxfordshire, Oxfordshire, GL56

County: Oxfordshire

District: West Oxfordshire

Civil Parish: Chastleton

Traditional County: Oxfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire

Church of England Parish: Little Compton, Chastleton, Cornwell, Little Rollright and Salford

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

CHASTLETON
SP2429-2529
11/26 Old Post Office and Home Farm
Cottage
(Formerly listed as Post
Office)

GV II

Farmhouse, now 2 cottages. Dated 1708 with later additions and alterations.
Roughly coursed limestone rubble; stone slate roof with coped verges. 2 storeys
and attic. Slightly irregularly spaced 3-window front, all 2-light chamfered
mullion windows with dripstones (those to first floor directly below eaves)
except for one of 3 lights to lower right, which has date "1708" scratched on
lintel. Slightly recessed segmental-headed boarded doors to left and right of
centre window, latter with C20 narrow rectangular window to right. Integral end
stacks to left and right with moulded dripstones and capping. Further mullion
windows to rear where attic is lit by C19 gabled dormers in roof slope.
Interior. Inspection of Old Post Office (right cottage) only possible at time
of resurvey (August 1987). This has chamfered spine beam with stepped stops and
chamfered joists to ground-floor room; remodelled inglenook fireplace with
chamfered wood lintel has oak winder staircase to left rising to attic. First
floor has chamfered cross beam with stepped stops and chamfered joists to both
rooms. Stone fireplace to right room has chamfered wood lintel with stepped ogee
stops. Wide oak floor boards and plank butt-purlin roof in 2 bays with chamfered
principal rafters to centre. C20 flat-roofed addition to left gable end and C20
lean-to to right continued to rear are not of special architectural interest.
[2467]


Listing NGR: SP2473329082

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