THE OLD POST OFFICE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1055259
Date first listed:
24-Feb-1986
Statutory Address:
THE OLD POST OFFICE

Map

Ordnance survey map of THE OLD POST OFFICE
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Location

Statutory Address:
THE OLD POST OFFICE

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

District:
Shropshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Kenley
National Grid Reference:
SJ 56310 00827

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

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
258851
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

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

Legal

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

End of official listing

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Date: 28 Oct 2002
Reference: IOE01/09432/03
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