THE POST OFFICE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1305836
Date first listed:
14-Oct-1987
Statutory Address:
THE POST OFFICE

Map

Ordnance survey map of THE POST OFFICE
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Location

Statutory Address:
THE POST OFFICE

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

County:
Devon
District:
North Devon (District Authority)
Parish:
East Worlington
National Grid Reference:
SS7739613785

Details

EAST WORLINGTON EAST WORLINGTON SS 71 SE 8/16 The Post Office

GV II Probably formerly a pair of cottages, now house-with shop and post office. Probably C17 origin, remodelled and extended in C18 and C19. Rubble and cob, rendered, colourwashed, straw-thatched roof with gable ends; brick stacks. Plan: 3 room plan, middle room with an axial stack backing onto left room; no sign of a through-passage; right room narrower with rear corner stack which may indicate this end of the house rebuilt. Exterior: single storey and attic, asymmetrical 2:2 windows, 3 on first floor with C18 leaded lights, further similar casement to left of ground floor; C19 gabled dormer to right of first floor, large 8-pane C19 shop window on ground floor. 2 door openings with plank doors, to right into the shop, to left into the house. Interior: the right room with 2 chamfered lateral ceiling beams with step-stops, corner fireplace with a chamfered beam, oven, iron door; chamfered ceiling beads to centre room; room to left with ceiling beams with thin chamfers. Roof not seen, feet of principal straight suggesting rebuild. Shop with brick floor.

Listing NGR: SS7739613785

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
97421
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: 19 Jun 2004
Reference: IOE01/12507/28
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Hedley R. Hooper. Source Historic England Archive
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