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THE OLD POST OFFICE AND THE POST BOX

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 OLD POST OFFICE AND THE POST BOX

List entry Number: 1306305

Location

THE OLD POST OFFICE AND THE POST BOX

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

County: Devon

District: Teignbridge

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Ogwell

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 15-Oct-1984

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 84289

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History

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Details

SX 87 SW OGWELL EAST OGWELL VILLAGE

2/12 The Old Post Office and - The Post Box

GV II

Pair of cottages. Probably a single farmhouse originally. Late C16 or C17 with the rear wing of The Old Post Office perhaps a later addition; C20 addition behind The Post Box. Main range is of lightly rendered stone with no straight joint in the front wall between the cottages. Slated and thatched roof. Probably of 3-room and through-passage plan originally, the left-hand end (containing passage and lower room) now called The Old Post Office, the right-hand end (containing hall and inner room or parlour) now called The Post Box. 2 storeys, but with noticeably higher eaves-level at The Post Box; rear projections single-storeyed. Old Post Office has slated roof, flipped at left-hand end, to main range, and corrugated-iron roof to rear wing. Doorway to right of front wall with late C19 or early C20 lean- to porch. To left of doorway a projecting stone stack with set-offs and tapered top, a later brick shaft built on to one side of it. Irregular fenestration, consisting of C20 wood casements. 2 ground-storey windows to left of stack, 1 second-storey window above doorway and another at far left-hand end. A panel of slate-hanging above window left of stack. Small brick stack rising from left-hand gable-well. Few internal features; ground-storey room has very roughly chamfered ceiling-beams and main fireplace with segmental brick arch of headers. Roof mostly reconstructed; surviving principal rafter has threaded purlin and halved collar with shaped end. Post Box has thatched roof with chimney-stack in each gable. To left, heavy stone stack (backing on to through-passage internally) with added shaft on top; to right, brick stack of C19 or later. Front two windows wide. Ground- storey windows enlarged C20, but with small-paned glazing. Wood casements to second-storey windows, C20 to left, C19 to right. At left-hand of ground storey, a rectangular projection, probably an oven. Internally, the former hall has chamfered ceiling-beams and the fireplace a chamfered wood lintel with straight-cut stops. Roof not inspected; trusses have plain feet, now cased.

Listing NGR: SX8397370081

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National Grid Reference: SX 83973 70081

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