Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1051971

Date first listed: 16-Jan-1995

Statutory Address: THE OLD POST OFFICE


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Statutory Address: THE OLD POST OFFICE

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

County: Suffolk

District: Mid Suffolk (District Authority)

Parish: Helmingham

National Grid Reference: TM 18772 57108


HELMINGHAM - TM15NE 4/10014 The Old Post Office


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


The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number: 361680

Legacy System: LBS

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