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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: POST OFFICE

List entry Number: 1140960

Location

8, FORE STREET
POST OFFICE, 7, FORE STREET

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

County:

District: Cornwall

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Chacewater

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 30-May-1967

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 63157

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

CHACEWATER FORE STREET (south side) Chacewater SW 74 SE 5/62 No 7 (Post Office) and No 8 30.5.67 GV II 2 adjoining shops with houses. Early C19. Rendered and painted studwork to front. Corrugated asbestos roof with brick chimneys left and right over party walls. Originally 1-room and double depth plans. Post Office, left is now 1-room with C20 wing to rear. 2 storeys. 3-window north street front. 16-pane horned sash, left, 12-pane horned sash over right side door of Post Office and original hornless 16-pane sash centrally over right shop window. Ground floor left has fine early C19 double- fronted shop with bowed 20-pane shop window either side of shop entrance with glazed and panelled door and overlight. The right-hand bowed window is slightly altered. House doorway to right and bowed shop windows are flanked by narrow pilasters and the whole has entablature with fascia bowed out over the windows and moulded cornice over. Right-hand shop of late date has 6-panel top-glazed door in original opening, left and shopfront of shallow projecting bay with C20 glazing and original simple fascia. Interior of Post Office much altered. The shop to No7 is one of the fine shopfronts for which Chacewater is notable.

Listing NGR: SW7504344405

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National Grid Reference: SW 75043 44405

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