GRIMWOODS (FORMER POST OFFICE)

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1306817

Date first listed: 29-Jul-1988

Statutory Address: GRIMWOODS (FORMER POST OFFICE), THE STREET

Map

Ordnance survey map of GRIMWOODS (FORMER POST OFFICE)
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Location

Statutory Address: GRIMWOODS (FORMER POST OFFICE), THE STREET

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

County: Essex

District: Braintree (District Authority)

Parish: Cressing

National Grid Reference: TL 79286 20706

Summary

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History

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Details

CRESSING THE STREET TL 72 SE (west side)

1/67 Grinwoods (former Post Office)

GV II

Wrongly shown on OS map as P.O. House. Early C18, altered in C19. Timber framed, plastered, roofed with handmade red plain tiles. 3 bays facing S (gable end to street) with axial stack to right of centre, forming a lobby-entrance, and original full-length lean-to to rear, forming a catslide roof. One storey with attics. 3-window range of mid-C19 sashes of 6 lights. Near-central CL9 door. The right return (facing the street) has a CL9 splayed shop window, a flush 4-panel door with moulded surround and simple flat canopy, and one C19 casement in the lean-to. The rear elevation has one C19 horizontal sash of 9 + 9 lights, 2 CL9 casements and a plain boarded door. Deeply chamfered axial beam in right bay. Wide wood-burning hearth facing to right, disused; wide wood-burning hearth facing to left, reduced for C20 grate. Primary straight bracing, including re-used timber. Original stair in rear lean-to. C19 corner cupboard in rear right corner of left ground-floor room, door removed. All original internal battened doors present. This house was formerly weatherboarded; it is prototypical of the New England 'saltbox houses'.

Listing NGR: TL7928620706

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 116391

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