THE POST OFFICE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1106925
Date first listed:
07-Dec-1987
Statutory Address:
THE POST OFFICE

Map

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Location

Statutory Address:
THE POST OFFICE

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

County:
Devon
District:
Mid Devon (District Authority)
Parish:
Huntsham
National Grid Reference:
ST 00079 20313

Details

SIT 02 SW HUNTSHAM HUNTSHAM

7/98 The Post Office - II

Post Office. Probably late C19/early C20. Stone rubble with a deep slate roof with crested ridge tiles, pyramidal ends and a pyramidal roof to the centre bay; brick stack in centre. Plan: Symmetrical T plan cottage ornh with a projecting polygonal bay in the centre, polygonal ends and a central entrance. C20 flat-roofed single-storey rear right addition. Exterior: Single storey and attic, the design-taking advantage of a corner site in the centre of the village. The polygonal bay of timber stud and infil construction has a central front door flanked on either side by 3 1-light iron casements complete with diamond iron glazing bars; gabled dormer above front door with similar widnows. The polygonal ends of the stone block have similar 3-light windows with 1-light windows in the angles and gabled dormers. The rear elevation has 2 gabled dormers, a central rear door and a rear left recess. It is not clear whether this is a purpose-built village post office or adapted from a pair of estate cottages. A crucially-sited building in the centre of the village.

Listing NGR: ST0007920313

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
96741
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

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

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