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THE 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: THE POST OFFICE

List entry Number: 1305836

Location

THE POST OFFICE

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

County: Devon

District: North Devon

District Type: District Authority

Parish: East Worlington

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 14-Oct-1987

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 97421

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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

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National Grid Reference: SS7739613785

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