THE ANCIENT HOUSE THE OLD POST OFFICE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1352384
Date first listed:
21-Jul-1982
Statutory Address:
THE ANCIENT HOUSE, THE STREET
Statutory Address:
THE OLD POST OFFICE, THE STREET

Map

Ordnance survey map of THE ANCIENT HOUSE
THE OLD POST OFFICE
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Location

Statutory Address:
THE ANCIENT HOUSE, THE STREET
Statutory Address:
THE OLD POST OFFICE, THE STREET

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

County:
Suffolk
District:
Mid Suffolk (District Authority)
Parish:
Horham
National Grid Reference:
TM 21139 72348

Details

HORHAM THE STREET TM 27 SW 5/51 The Old Post Office and 21.7.82 The Ancient House GV II Originally one house, now 2 dwellings with attached shop. Circa 1600 with slightly later addition. Mid C20 shop to rear. Timber framed; plastered front with mid C20 applied timbers. To the left, against the road, a red brick parapet gable end, probably original. Set forward of this gable end is an early C17 red brick wing with remains of diaperwork; this addition has had much later repair. Both the brick sections are part of The Old Post Office. Plaintiled roof. 2 storeys and attic. C19 and C20 casement windows with small panes. 2 mid C20 doors under a combined open porch with slated lean-to roof. Internal stack and a small stack to the right, both later insertions. The brick gable end has a string course at eaves level. There are 2 blocked window openings, that to the first floor with traces of the original quoined stucco surround. Circular attic window with remains of brick dripstone above. The original windows are not quite central to the apex of the gable. C19-C20 windows and doorways. Adjacent side wall of brick addition has a slightly altered 18-paned late C19 shop window. Modernised interior with plain studding. Roof not examined. Until early C20 a further range adjoined to the south east.

Listing NGR: TM2113972348

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
280992
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.

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