The Old Post Office

19 Jul 2004
The Old Post Office, The Laning, Dent, South Lakeland, Cumbria
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This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.


SD7087 THE LANING, Dent Town 162-1/24/203 (North side) 14/06/84 Old Post Office


Farmhouse, now house. Probably later C17 or early C18; enlarged and altered. Roughly coursed sandstone rubble with quoins, stone slate roof. Single-depth 2-unit plan on east-west axis facing south. 2 storeys and 3 windows, almost symmetrical. The ground floor has a gabled porch in the centre (perhaps a recent addition), flanked by large square windows now furnished with 6-pane sashes; the 1st floor has a 4-pane sash in the centre and a 6-pane sash on either side. Front left corner overlapped by front outshut of adjoining property (which is not of special interest). Corbelled chimney at east gable; ridge chimney at junction to left. Rear has inserted back door to right, small stair-window in centre, and 2 other windows on each floor. INTERIOR: not inspected. Forms group with the Old School (qv) diagonally opposite to the south-west.

Listing NGR: SD7041487069


This is part of the Series: IOE01/1212 IOE Records taken by Derek Le Mare; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England


© Mr Derek Le Mare. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

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Photographer: Le Mare, Derek

Rights Holder: Le Mare, Derek