The Old Post Office

17 Oct 1999
The Old Post Office, 100 Main Road, Danbury, Chelmsford, Essex, CM3 4DH
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This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.

DANBURY The following buildings shall be added: TL 70 NE Main Road (North side) 10/952 No 100 (The Old Post Office) II

House. Late C16/early C17, with late C19 alterations and extensions. Render over timber frame; gabled old tile roof, with pantiles to rear outshut; late C19 brickleft end and rear lateral stacks. 2 unit plan, with late C19 brick outshut and extension to rear; late C19 wing added to front. One storey and attic; 2 window range. Late C19 four-panelled (2 glazed) door to centre, with trellised porch. Late C19 three-light casements; gabled half-dormers with bargeboards; 2 light casement over door. Late C19 one-storey right-angled brick extension to right; late C19 two-storey extension and outshut to rear. Interior: C19 plank doors; cased beam to right; chamfered beam with stepped run-out stops. Exposed timber framing with jowled storey posts braced to chamfered tie beam; no access to roof space. The right-hand room of this house functioned as the village post office between 1875 and 1931.

Listing NGR: TL7769805408


This is part of the Series: IOE01/1581 IOE Records taken by Richard Phillips; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England


© Richard Phillips. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

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Photographer: Phillips, Richard

Rights Holder: Phillips, Richard


Brick, Pantile, Render, Tile, Timber, Tudor Timber Framed House, Elizabethan Monument (By Form), Stuart Timber Framed Building, Jacobean House, Domestic, Dwelling, Post Office, Commercial, Communications, Postal System Structure