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THE 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 POST OFFICE

List entry Number: 1106925

Location

THE POST OFFICE

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

County: Devon

District: Mid Devon

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Huntsham

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 07-Dec-1987

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 96741

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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

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National Grid Reference: ST 00079 20313

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