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THE OLD POST OFFICE

List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: THE OLD POST OFFICE

List entry Number: 1051971

Location

THE OLD POST OFFICE

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Suffolk

District: Mid Suffolk

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Helmingham

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 16-Jan-1995

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 361680

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

HELMINGHAM - TM15NE 4/10014 The Old Post Office

GV II

Post Office, now house. c1840, perhaps to the designs of Anthony Salvin, who was active at Helmingham Hall (qv) in c1841. Brick in Flemish bond with moulded brick stack between second and third range. Pantile roofs with swept eaves and ornamental vergeboards to gables on returns and trio of gabled dormers. Two storeys with outshut to the rear. Segmental arched windows with casements of original design flanking entrance which is set under a gabled canopy porch. Secondary stacks to corner of left. Picturesque style combining vernacular forms with those from the 'cottage orne' tradition. Cottages 3-8, 15-20, the Old Post Office near the cross roads, and the Old Forge form a group.

Listing NGR: TM1877257108

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National Grid Reference: TM 18772 57108

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