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The Old Post Office

A Grade II Listed Building in Westonbirt with Lasborough, Gloucestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.6038 / 51°36'13"N

Longitude: -2.2067 / 2°12'24"W

OS Eastings: 385781

OS Northings: 189456

OS Grid: ST857894

Mapcode National: GBR 1PB.DXL

Mapcode Global: VH95J.PYRF

Entry Name: The Old Post Office

Listing Date: 16 March 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1235933

English Heritage Legacy ID: 426575

Location: Westonbirt with Lasborough, Cotswold, Gloucestershire, GL8

County: Gloucestershire

District: Cotswold

Civil Parish: Westonbirt with Lasborough

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Westonbirt with Lasborough

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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Listing Text

WESTONBIRT WITH THE STREET, Westonbirt
ST 88 NE
LASBOROUGH (north side)
10/191 Nos 7 and 11 (The Old Post
Office)
GV II

Formerly three adjoining cottages, now two. Probably c1854-6 by
Lewis Vulliamy as part of the moving and rebuilding of Westonbirt
Village by Robert Stayner Holford in preparation for construction
of Westonbirt House (q.v.). Coursed stone, stone slate roof,
stone end and ridge stacks, some of C20. Single long range with
rear extensions and projecting gabled wing to right of centre,
single storey and attic. Four unevenly sized gables, including
projecting wing, with scattered single or 2-light stone mullions
with leaded casements and square hoodmould. Ground floor has 2
projecting porches with steep gables, kneelers and chamfered Tudor
arches, that to right originally including entrance to No 9, now
absorbed into No 11. Projecting wing has an original small single-
storey canted bay on which bay of No 7 is modelled to left of
porch. Although slightly altered, these cottages are important as
part of the rebuilt village group including Nos 15-29 (odd),
(q.v.).


Listing NGR: ST8578189456

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