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The Post Office

A Grade II Listed Building in Great Tew, Oxfordshire

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Latitude: 51.9608 / 51°57'38"N

Longitude: -1.4249 / 1°25'29"W

OS Eastings: 439610

OS Northings: 229298

OS Grid: SP396292

Mapcode National: GBR 6SR.0KQ

Mapcode Global: VHBZ4.8Z18

Plus Code: 9C3WXH6G+82

Entry Name: The Post Office

Listing Date: 27 August 1956

Last Amended: 18 May 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1368189

English Heritage Legacy ID: 251889

Location: Great Tew, West Oxfordshire, Oxfordshire, OX7

County: Oxfordshire

Civil Parish: Great Tew

Traditional County: Oxfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire

Church of England Parish: Great Tew

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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SP3929 (East side)
10/77 Nos.22, 23 and The Post Office
27/08/56 (Formerly listed as Cottage
No.22, Cottage No.23)
Row of 2 cottages and a shop. C17, extended C18 and re-modelled early C19.
Coursed marlstone rubble with some ashlar dressings; thatch roofs with rendered
stacks. Single-unit plans plus added rear wing. One storey plus attic. Front has
3-light stone-mullioned windows with labels to centre and right units, above
which wall rises to contain small 2-light dormer casements; left bay (shop) has
a large ashlar 4-light canted bay window with moulded stone mullions. Doorways
between units have chamfered stone basket-arched surrounds below labels with
carved lozenge stops; a similar lower door to extreme left is the shop entrance.
All decorative features are probably early C19. Windows have lattice glazing.
C18 wing to rear of No.22 (right) has renewed windows. Interiors not inspected
but No.23 noted as having a raised-crick: roof structure.
(County Sites and Monuments Record; Buildings of England: Oxfordshire, p.627).

Listing NGR: SP3961029298

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