THE POST OFFICE WITH HOUSE IMMEDIATELY WEST

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1056097
Date first listed:
04-Feb-1958
Statutory Address:
THE POST OFFICE WITH HOUSE IMMEDIATELY WEST, WEST STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
THE POST OFFICE WITH HOUSE IMMEDIATELY WEST, WEST STREET

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

County:
Somerset
District:
South Somerset (District Authority)
Parish:
Hinton St. George
National Grid Reference:
ST 41938 12606

Details

ST4112 HINTON ST GEORGE CP WEST STREET (North side)

7/84 The Post Office with house immediately west 4.2.58

GV II

House and shop in row. C18, extended in C19. Ham stone cut and squared, with rendered brickwork to extension; double Roman clay tiled roof between high coped gables suggesting former thatch; stone and brick chimney stacks. Two storeys: 3 + 3 bays. House has 16-pane sash windows with exposed boxes in plain openings with voussoired flat-arched heads, but to lower bay 2 a single-storey angled bay window of B + 20 + 8 panes, having lead flat roof. To lower bay 3 a six-panel door with toplights in plain opening under timber hood on wrought-iron brackets. The shop projects in bays 1 and 2 under catslide roof with hipped returns: 16-pane sash windows to both bays, which have rounded corners at this level; to ground floor a C19 shopfront with square bay windows of 4 + 8 + 2 panes flanking part-glazed door in half-depth recess; continuous slim fascia across front and to returns. Bay 3, which is also rendered, has a small casement window above and pair of timber garage doors below. Interior only seen in shop, which has a chamfered ceiling beam: reported is a 3-room cross passage plan, with two hollow-chamfer mullioned windows in rear; bay 3 of the shop may represent a former throughway: roof has collar truss frame. (VAG Report, unpublished SRO, July 1977).

Listing NGR: ST4193812606

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
262334
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
'Vernacular Architecture Group Report' in July, (1977)

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: 30 Jul 2003
Reference: IOE01/09223/27
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