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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.


List entry Number: 1107016



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

County: Devon

District: Mid Devon

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Bow

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 20-Nov-1986

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 96544

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BOW BOW (south side) SS 70 SW 2/31 The Post Office - GV II

House and Post Office, formerly 2 cottages. Late C19. Plastered cob or rubble; probably rubble stacks are now disused; slate roof. Pair of adjoining double depth cottages each comprising 1 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. 2 storeys. Right cottage has a 2-window front. The ground floor comprises a late C19 2-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 1 first floor and 2 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.

Listing NGR: SS7209601755

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National Grid Reference: SS 72096 01755


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