History in Structure

This site is entirely user-supported. See how you can help.

Coughton Post Office

A Grade II Listed Building in Coughton, Warwickshire

More Photos »
Approximate Location Map
Large Map »


Latitude: 52.2411 / 52°14'27"N

Longitude: -1.8841 / 1°53'2"W

OS Eastings: 408012

OS Northings: 260326

OS Grid: SP080603

Mapcode National: GBR 3JN.JGQ

Mapcode Global: VHB02.9XBW

Plus Code: 9C4W64R8+C9

Entry Name: Coughton Post Office

Listing Date: 1 February 1967

Last Amended: 21 June 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1024565

English Heritage Legacy ID: 305327

Location: Coughton, Stratford-on-Avon, Warwickshire, B49

County: Warwickshire

Civil Parish: Coughton

Traditional County: Warwickshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Warwickshire

Church of England Parish: Coughton with Sambourne

Church of England Diocese: Coventry

Find accommodation in

Listing Text

SP06SE (West side)
1/164 Coughton Post Office and No.2
01/02/67 Coughton Lane
(Formerly listed as Post Office and shops adjoining)


Includes No.2 Coughton Lane. House, now post office and tea room, and separate cottage. C17 with C18 front (VCH). Timber framed; square framing with brick infill. Front of brick with brick string course and brick dentil cornice. Brick range on right. Old tile roof; brick stacks. L-plan, extended to T-plan. 2 storeys and attic; 5-window range. Central late C18/C19 shop front has panelled half-glazed door, and 2 bow windows with glazing bars and reeded wood surrounds. Continuous shaped fascia. To right of this a 6-panelled part-glazed door with moulded wood surround. Wood and iron casements with glazing bars. Door and windows under cambered brick arches. 3 hipped dormers. Lower 2-storey, 2-window range to right has blocked openings with cambered arches on ground floor. Two 3-light leaded casements with crown glass on first floor. Left return side to Coughton Lane has external stack. To rear: exposed framing. Timber-framed wing (No.2 Coughton Lane) with jowled posts. Large internal stack of 2 shafts, one of thin bricks. Plank door and small C20 trellis porch. C19 and C20 casements. Interior: Exposed timber framing.
(V.C.H.: Warwickshire, Vol,III, p.74).

Listing NGR: SP0801260326

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

Selected Sources

Book cover links are generated automatically from the sources. They are not necessarily always correct, as book names at Amazon may not be quite the same as those used referenced in the text.

Source title links go to a search for the specified title at Amazon. Availability of the title is dependent on current publication status. You may also want to check AbeBooks, particularly for older titles.

Recommended Books

Other nearby listed buildings

BritishListedBuildings.co.uk is an independent online resource and is not associated with any government department. All government data published here is used under licence. Please do not contact BritishListedBuildings.co.uk for any queries related to any individual listed building, planning permission related to listed buildings or the listing process itself.

British Listed Buildings is a Good Stuff website.