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The Old Post Office

A Grade II Listed Building in Dorsington, Warwickshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.1462 / 52°8'46"N

Longitude: -1.8072 / 1°48'26"W

OS Eastings: 413287

OS Northings: 249782

OS Grid: SP132497

Mapcode National: GBR 4M7.KWL

Mapcode Global: VHB0P.MBG2

Entry Name: The Old Post Office

Listing Date: 2 August 1972

Last Amended: 19 June 2000

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1382745

English Heritage Legacy ID: 483130

Location: Dorsington, Stratford-on-Avon, Warwickshire, CV37

County: Warwickshire

District: Stratford-on-Avon

Civil Parish: Dorsington

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Warwickshire

Church of England Parish: Dorsington St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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Listing Text


DORSINGTON

SP14NW VILLAGE STREET
1931-1/5/49 (North East side)
02/08/72 The Old Post Office
(Formerly Listed as:
Cottage 100 yards north of Church
(The Old Post Office))

GV II

2 cottages, now one, formerly the Post Office. C17 with later
alterations. Timber-frame with plaster infill; coursed lias
limestone to ends; steeply pitched thatched roof with brick
end stacks. 2-unit plan; right half is later addition with
slight backward break.
EXTERIOR: single storey with attic; 2-window range. Ground
floor has 2 pairs of windows with C20 and older 2-light
casements flanking smaller 2-light window. Raking dormer and
eyebrow dormer have 2-light small-paned casements with iron
opening casements and wrought-iron casement fasteners.
Left return has some brick repairs and 2 tiny first-floor
lights; right return has a small C20 window to first floor.
Rear has large brick wing with raking dormers to hipped roof
and entrance.
INTERIOR: not inspected.

Listing NGR: SP1328749782

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

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