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Ardington Post Office and Attached House

A Grade II Listed Building in Ardington, Oxfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5935 / 51°35'36"N

Longitude: -1.3768 / 1°22'36"W

OS Eastings: 443263

OS Northings: 188473

OS Grid: SU432884

Mapcode National: GBR 7ZL.0Q6

Mapcode Global: VHCYK.26ZS

Entry Name: Ardington Post Office and Attached House

Listing Date: 25 March 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1368632

English Heritage Legacy ID: 250041

Location: Ardington, Vale of White Horse, Oxfordshire, OX12

County: Oxfordshire

District: Vale of White Horse

Civil Parish: Ardington

Built-Up Area: Ardington

Traditional County: Berkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire

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Listing Text

ARDINGTON
SU4388
17/1 Ardington Post Office and
attached House

II

House and Post office. c.1895. Red brick plinth; large timber-framing with
rendered infill; old plain-tile roof; brick ridge stack to centre. "Old English"
style. Single storey and attic; 2-window range. 2 wood oriels to ground floor
with hipped roofs and glazing bars. 2 gabled half-dormers with 2-light casements
and shaped bargeboards. Left return: plank door to left. Attic jettied. Wood
oriel window with gabled roof to gable end of roof. Interior not inspected. Post
Office attached by covered walkway with wood baluster screen. Post Office:brick
plinth; old plain-tile roof. L-plan with additions. Single-storey, 3-window
range at right-angles to house. Panel door to right of centre. Irregular
fenestration of wood mullion and transom windows. History: the village shop, now
the Post Office, was established as a co-operative on the Rochdale system, by
Lord Wantage for his tenants.
(M.A. Havinden, "Estate Villages, a study of the Berkshire villages of Ardington
and Lockinge" Reading University Press)


Listing NGR: SU4326388472

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