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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1368632
English Heritage Legacy ID: 250041
Location: Ardington, Vale of White Horse, Oxfordshire, OX12
District: Vale of White Horse
Civil Parish: Ardington
Built-Up Area: Ardington
Traditional County: Berkshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire
17/1 Ardington Post Office and
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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