POST OFFICE AND ATTACHED COTTAGE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1205456
Date first listed:
05-Jun-1987
Statutory Address:
POST OFFICE AND ATTACHED COTTAGE, MAIN STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
POST OFFICE AND ATTACHED COTTAGE, MAIN STREET

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

County:
Lincolnshire
District:
North Kesteven (District Authority)
Parish:
Blankney
National Grid Reference:
TF 06779 60222

Details

BLANKNEY MAIN STREET TF 0660 (east side) 7/8 Post Office and attached Cottage 5.6.87

GV II

Post Office and estate cottage. c1835 by W A Nicholson. Coursed limestone rubble with ashlar dressings. Steeply pitched slate roofs, with ashlar coped gables and moulded kneelers. A group of 4 octagonal Tudor style white brick and ashlar ridge stacks, and a pair of similar gable stacks. Flush ashlar quoins and chamfered ashlar and white brick plinth. Y-plan. Single storey plus attic. South, 4 bay entrance front has off-centre doorway with contemporary door and moulded ashlar 4 centred arched surround. To the right a 2-light and beyond a single light window, to the left another single light windows with the lower part blocked by a wall post box. Above the door a similar window, with to the left a 2-light through eaves dormer which projects slightly and is supported on brackets. The gabled south-west corner front, has a 4-light canted ashlar bay window with above a 2-light window under a dripmould. The west 3 bay front has to the left two 2-light windows and a single light window to the right. Above to the left are two 2-light through eaves gabled dormers, which project slightly and are supported on brackets. All the windows have recessed and chamfered mullion surrounds, with glazing bar casements. This building is part of the complete estate village erected for the Chaplin family of Blankney Hall.

Listing NGR: TF0677960222

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
358279
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: 30 Jun 2001
Reference: IOE01/06385/32
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr David Brown. Source Historic England Archive
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