POST OFFICE COTTAGE THE POST OFFICE

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1204297

Date first listed: 22-Feb-1955

Statutory Address: POST OFFICE COTTAGE

Statutory Address: THE POST OFFICE

Map

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THE POST OFFICE
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Location

Statutory Address: POST OFFICE COTTAGE

Statutory Address: THE POST OFFICE

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

County: Devon

District: East Devon (District Authority)

Parish: Broadhembury

National Grid Reference: ST 10106 04799

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Details

BROADHEMBURY BROADHEMBURY SY 10 SW

5/43 The Post Office and Post Office 22.2.55 Cottage

GV II

Estate house, partly in use as the Post Office. C17 or earlier origins, perhaps originally one build with Potters, a late medieval house adjoining at the left, C20 renovations, including some repartitioning. Creamwashed rendered cob on stone rubble footings; thatched roof with a plain ridge, gabled at ends; end stack and rear lateral stack. Plan: Single depth main range, originally 3 rooms wide with a C19 or C20 through passage taken out of the centre room and a rounded stair projection off the passage. Single storey rear wing at right angles to the left. Exterior: 2 storeys. Asymmetrical 3 window front, the eaves thatch eyebrowed over the front door with a thatched porch hood, approximately central. Glazed C20 door to the Post Office at the left with diamond panes, tall 4-light C20 window to the right of the Post Office door also with diamond panes. 2 ground floor 3-light C19 or C20 timber casements with glazing bars; 3 first floor 2-light C19 or C20 casements, 2 with square leaded panes. Gothic 'D' for Drewe, the family name of the owner of the Broadhembury Estate, above the Post Office window. Interior: The centre room (partly divided by the passage) has a fine ceiling of moulded intersecting beams. The right hand room has a chamfered stopped axial beam. The partition that divides the right hand room from the centre room has timber studs. Winder timber stair in the rear projection: Roof: Not inspected as the attic is said to be entirely boxed in. One of a group of houses in an outstanding and unspoiled estate village.

Listing NGR: ST1011004798

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