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Post Office and Stores, Corfe Castle

Description: Post Office and Stores

Grade: II
Date Listed: 10 March 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 109338

OS Grid Reference: SY9561679612
OS Grid Coordinates: 395616, 79612
Latitude/Longitude: 50.6162, -2.0633

Location: 26 West Street, Corfe Castle, Dorset BH20 5LH

Locality: Corfe Castle
Local Authority: Purbeck District Council
County: Dorset
Country: England
Postcode: BH20 5LH

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Listing Text

SY 95 79
(North side)
6/185 Nos. 16 (Post office and
Stores) and 18
Pair of houses, part used as shop. Probably mid-C19. Coursed rubble stone walls,
stone slate roofs. Ashlar stacks with moulded caps - one later brick stack at rear.
One storey and attic. 2 projecting gabled wings. No. 16 consists of centre
section and right projecting wing. In centre section, ledged door under stone
slate pentice on shaped timber brackets. Ground floor has one casement with centre
horizontal glazing bar under flat vermiculated stone arch. Attic has one gabled
dormer with similar casement. In right gable, ground floor has a canted bay shop
window with similar casements, under hipped stone slate roof with moulded timber
cornice. Attic has one similar casement under flat vermiculated stone arch. Shop
entrance in right end wall, under open timber porch with stone slate roof. No. 18
has, in left gable, one casement with horizontal centre bar under flat vermiculated
stone arch on each floor. Left of the gable a range parallel to road has a ledged
door under stone slate pentice on timber brackets. Included for group value.

Listing NGR: SY9561279616

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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