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THE OLD POST OFFICE, FRONT AND REAR WALLS, GATE PIERS AND GARAGE

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 OLD POST OFFICE, FRONT AND REAR WALLS, GATE PIERS AND GARAGE

List entry Number: 1121162

Location

THE OLD POST OFFICE, FRONT AND REAR WALLS, GATE PIERS AND GARAGE, SUMMERHOUSE

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

County:

District: Darlington

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Summerhouse

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 20-Mar-1967

Date of most recent amendment: 16-Jul-1986

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 110894

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

NZ 2019 SUMMERHOUSE SUMMERHOUSE (North Side off) 14/86 The Old Post Office, front and rear walls, 20/3/67 gate piers and garage (formerly listed as Post Office,Laurel Dene) II Shown on O.S. map as Post Office, Laurel Dene. Former Post Office now private house; front garden wall and gate piers; rear wall and former shed now garage. House probably C18 with alterations; mid-late C19 walls, piers and garage. House pebble-dashed masonry, renewed pantiled roof and brick chimney stacks. Rubble walls and ashlar piers. Coursed rubble garage with renewed pantiled roof. House 2 storeys, 2 windows. Openings altered in mid C19. Central door, with 4 faceted panels and 2-pane overlight, in moulded surround under hoodmould. 4-pane sashes, with intermediate glazing bars removed, have projecting sills and scalloped wedge lintels. Steeply-pitched roof has slightly-swept eaves, coped gables and shaped kneelers. End stacks. Boarded door and fixed 24-pane shop window on left return. Short 2-storey rear wing has replaced double doors, fixed 6-pane light and boarded first-floor opening. Tall L-plan rear wall links wing to small garage with replaced double doors and low-pitched roof. Low front garden wall with raking return sections to house. Central pair of gate piers with enriched pyramidal caps; similar end piers.

Listing NGR: NZ2021819174

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National Grid Reference: NZ 20218 19174

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