The Old Post Office, Middle Cottage And Cliffe Cottage

Date:
27 Apr 2006
Location:
The Old Post Office, Middle Cottage And Cliffe Cottage, Kings Cliffe Road, Apethorpe, East Northamptonshire, Northamptonshire
Reference:
IOE01/15560/10
Type:
Photograph (Digital)
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Description

This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.

APETHORPE KINGS CLIFFE ROAD TL0295 (West side) 18/16 The Old Post Office, Middle Cottage and Cliffe End Cottage GV II 3 houses. C17 and C18. Squared coursed limestone with Collyweston slate roofs.

Originally one- and 2-unit plans forming an L-shape range. Single storey with attics, and 2 storeys. Together comprising an 8-window range, at ground floor.

4-light, ovolo-moulded stone mullion, window to ground floor far right. 5 horizontal sliding sash windows, with glazing bars, under wood lintels, to ground floor centre. 2 C19 casement windows, under wood lintels, to right. 3 leaded casements to first floor left, under eaves and 3 hipped eaves dormers, with leaded casements, to right. 2 plank doors between windows, to right, are under wood lintels. Ashlar gable parapet to right and stone stacks at ridge.

Elevation of rear range, to left is a 2-window range of leaded casements under wood lintels. Ground floor window, to left, is a C20 casement. 4-panel door under wood lintel to right and stable door under wood lintel to left. Ashlar gable parapet to left and ashlar ridge and end stacks with remains of moulded cornices. Interiors not inspected but The Old Post Office noted as having moulded spine beams.

(RCHM: An Inventory of Architectural Monuments in North Northamptonshire: p15)

Listing NGR: TL0230995739

Content

This is part of the Series: IOE01/0060 IOE Records taken by Roger Ashley; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England

Rights

© Mr Roger Ashley. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

People & Organisations

Photographer: Ashley, Roger

Rights Holder: Ashley, Roger

Keywords

Limestone, Lincolnshire Limestone, Tudor House, Elizabethan Monument <By Form>, Stuart Domestic, Jacobean Dwelling, Post Office, Commercial, Communications, Postal System Structure