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Description: Abbotsbury Post Office and Stores
Date Listed: 20 May 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 105157
OS Grid Reference: SY5764385356
OS Grid Coordinates: 357643, 85356
Latitude/Longitude: 50.6663, -2.6007
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SY 5785 ABBOTSBURY MARKET STREET, WEST SIDE
10/38 No 11 (Abbotsbury Post
Office and Stores)
Post Office and Stores, with attached residential premises. C18, refashioned
in the early C19. Coursed, squared stone walls, in Portland and lias. Slate
roof. Brick stack on ridge, left of centre. 2 storeys. 4 windows, 3-light
wooden casements with glazing-bars. Shop-front at centre: 2 large shop-windows
with thin glazing-bars and moulded cornice carried right over. Doorway at centre,
into shop with ribbed architrave and circular bossed corners, 2-leaf flush
panelled door, glazed in the upper half, Flush-panelled reveals. Large window
at right hand, ground, of same pattern, though 4 panes wide. Doors: at left
hand end, next to Ilchester Arms, flush-panelled with 2 top lights, C19. Stone
voussoirs. Passage entrance at right hand end, with a keyed stone lintel over.
Listing NGR: SY5764385356
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Source: English Heritage
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