THE POST OFFICE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1107016
Date first listed:
20-Nov-1986
Statutory Address:
THE POST OFFICE, A3072, BOW

Map

Ordnance survey map of THE POST OFFICE
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Location

Statutory Address:
THE POST OFFICE, A3072, BOW

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

County:
Devon
District:
Mid Devon (District Authority)
Parish:
Bow
National Grid Reference:
SS7210801756

Details

BOW

SS 70 SW

2/31

BOW (south side)

The Post Office

GV

II

House and Post Office, formerly two cottages. Late C19. Plastered cob or rubble; probably rubble stacks are now disused; slate roof.

Pair of adjoining double depth cottages each comprising one front and rear rooms. The right former cottage has Post Office to front with cross passage to stairs on left side. Left former cottage no longer has front door. Two storeys. Right cottage has a two-window front. The ground floor comprises a late C19 two-bay shop front with remains of early C20 glazing pattern and central doorway. It is flanked by panelled pilasters and has moulded entablature over. To left is late C19 panelled and part-glazed door - the glazing with margin panes of coloured glass. The overlight has a single glazing bar. First floor has horned sashes with glazing bars with moulded timber architraves. Above is a late C19 timber eaves cornice with shaped brackets and front vallance. Left cottage has one first floor and two ground floor horned sashes with glazing bars. Right of ground floor windows is thought to block original doorway. The roof over each former cottage is differently pitched.

Interior not inspected.

This entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 22 January 2019.

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
96544
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.

End of official listing

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Date: 29 Apr 2005
Reference: IOE01/14101/15
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Robin Drayton. Source Historic England Archive
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