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The Old Post House

A Grade II Listed Building in Ashton under Hill, Worcestershire

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Latitude: 52.0388 / 52°2'19"N

Longitude: -2.0048 / 2°0'17"W

OS Eastings: 399765

OS Northings: 237825

OS Grid: SO997378

Mapcode National: GBR 2KP.3Y9

Mapcode Global: VHB15.60HV

Plus Code: 9C4V2XQW+G3

Entry Name: The Old Post House

Listing Date: 30 July 1959

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1081673

English Heritage Legacy ID: 148483

Location: Ashton under Hill, Wychavon, Worcestershire, WR11

County: Worcestershire

Civil Parish: Ashton under Hill

Built-Up Area: Ashton under Hill

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Worcestershire

Church of England Parish: Overbury with Teddington, Alstone and Little Washbourne with Beckford and Ashton-under-Hill

Church of England Diocese: Worcester

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SO 9837 - 9937
The Old Post House

Shown on OS Map as The Old Post Office.
House. Early C17; restored and extended C20. Timber-framed with rendered
infill, on limestone rubble base, refaced with brick and rendered to south
front and west bay and with thatched roof. Four bays aligned east/west;
main entrance faces large chimney in second bay from east end to form a
baffle-entry plan. There is also a large chimney with offsets to the north
wide of the west bay which has a rebuilt stack. Single storey and attic with
dormers. Framing: two panels from sill to wall-plate visible in north eleva-
tion; wall posts and short straight upper corner braces survive at east end
and above is a truncated collar and tie-beam truss with the struts missing.
South front elevation: windows are all C20 casements; there is a bow window,
a 3-light, a 2-light and a single-light window on the ground floor and four
eyebrow dormers with 2-light windows. The main entrance has a half-glazed
C20 door. There is a C20 single-storey extension at the east end. Interior
not inspected but noted as having two large fireplaces.

Listing NGR: SO9976537825

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