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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: 1055259

Location

THE OLD POST OFFICE

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

County:

District: Shropshire

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Kenley

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 24-Feb-1986

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 258851

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

KENLEY C.P. KENLEY SJ 50 SE 4/68 The Old Post Office GV II

Cottage, latterly post office, now cottage. Probably C16, re-modelled in late C18 with extensive later additions and alterations, chiefly of late C20. Uncoursed gritstone rubble largely replacing timber framed structure of which open (originally central) cruck truss survives, machine tile roof. 2-cell plan with late C20 extension to right in matching style. One storey and attic; two C20 casements with segmental heads to left and right of original part with C20 gabled eaves dormer between; entrance through C20 door in extension to right with contemporary casements to left and right; red brick ridge stack formerly integral to right gable end. Interior: not inspected but noted as having timber- framed cross wall to centre of original part and chamfered spine beam with heavy joists to right-hand ground-floor room; apex of cruck truss destroyed. Alcock (1981) p.144.

Listing NGR: SJ5631000827

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Alcock, N W, 'Council for British Archaeology Research Report' in Cruck Construction An Introduction And Catalogue, (1981), 144

National Grid Reference: SJ 56310 00827

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