Post Office

22 Jul 2002
Post Office, Church Street, Wetheringsett Cum Brockford, Mid Suffolk, Suffolk, IP14 5PP
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This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.


3/117 Post Office 29.7.55 GV II House and post office. Probably C16 core with C17 addition to right and C18- Cl9 wing to rear. Little altered since C19. Timber framed, old plasterwork, thatched roof. 3 cells. 1 storeys. A complete set of C18 casement windows with old square-leaded glass. To left, an early C19 canted shop window with 30 small panes. Adjacent early C19 doorway: convex reeded architrave, dripboard on paired fluted brackets; 6-panel door in 2 leaves, the lower 2 panels flush, the upper 4 fielded. Early C19 doorway into house: reeded architrave and cornice; 6-panel door with flush, fielded and raised and fielded panels. Gabled timber trellis porch. 2 dormers. Internal stack and another at right gable end. 1-storey range to rear, including C19 weatherboarded cart shed and stables, all under a glazed black pantiled roof.

Interior. Most of timbers concealed. A chamfered ceiling beam in centre room is probably C16. To left of stack, 2 cambered collars with remains of large curved braces from the principal rafters. Right cell seems to be a C17 addition: some plain first floor studding, chamfered ceiling joists with small lamb's tongue stops.

Listing NGR: TM1268566869


This is part of the Series: IOE\Cooper_John IOE Records for Cooper, John; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England


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Photographer: Cooper, John

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Plaster, Thatch, Timber, Medieval House, Tudor Monument <By Form>, Elizabethan Domestic, Dwelling, Timber Framed House, Timber Framed Building, Post Office, Commercial, Communications, Postal System Structure