The Old Post Office And Attached Railings / South Weald Post Office

19 Aug 2002
The Old Post Office And Attached Railings, Wigley Bush Lane, Brentwood, Essex, CM14 5QN
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South Weald Post Office, Weald Road, Brentwood, Essex, CM14 5QN
South Weald Post Office, South Weald Village, Brentwood, Essex, CM14 5QN
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This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.


TQ5793 WIGLEY BUSH LANE, South Weald 723-1/16/302 (East side) 21/10/58 The Old Post Office and attached railings (Formerly Listed as: WEALD ROAD, South Weald South Weald Post Office)


Formerly known as: South Weald Post Office South Weald Village. House. Early C19, C20. Timber-framing, rendered, brick, slate roof. Plan truncated circle segment, curved frontage following the road corner. 2 storeys with end wall stacks. Front, NW elevation, curved wall in rendered timber-framing with slight end buttresses where brick gable end walls project forward. 3 window range, all windows are cast-iron casements with glazing bars. Ground floor, two 3-light windows with upper transom, each light 3x5 and 3x2 panes. early C19 door between with 6 beaded flush panels. C20 door-case with flat hood on brackets, rudimentary early C19 style. First floor, two 3-light and one central 2-light window, all lights of 3x5 panes. NE garden elevation, early C19 red brick gable end wall, some burnt headers. Central flush stack. Ground floor, C20 fully glazed French window. C20 red brick single-storey addition attached to house on NE corner with balcony above. Ground floor, one single light casement and a fully glazed door. INTERIOR: completely refurbished in C20. The front of the house has iron spear-head railings with pine-cone finials, continuous with those at The Cottage (qv). Luptons (qv), Wealdcote and granary (qv), The Cottage (qv), The Old Post Office and the Tower Arms (qv) form a group.

Listing NGR: TQ5711393788


This is part of the Series: IOE\Batterbury_David IOE Records for Batterbury, David; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England


Copyright IoE Mr David Batterbury. Source Historic England Archive

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Photographer: Batterbury, David

Rights Holder: Batterbury, David


Brick, Iron, Render, Slate, Timber, Georgian Timber Framed House, Victorian Monument <By Form>, Timber Framed Building, House, Domestic, Dwelling, Railings, Barrier, Post Office, Commercial, Communications, Postal System Structure