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The Post House, Faulkbourne

Description: The Post House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 13 March 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 115389

OS Grid Reference: TL7961517197
OS Grid Coordinates: 579615, 217197
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8245, 0.6049

Location: Church Hill, Faulkbourne, Essex CM8 1SQ

Locality: Faulkbourne
Local Authority: Braintree District Council
County: Essex
Country: England
Postcode: CM8 1SQ

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Listing Text


2/41 The Post Rouse


Cottage. C17, altered in C19. Timber framed, plastered, roofed with handmade
red clay tiles. 3 bays facing SE with axial stack at left end. C19 one-bay
extension to left, C19 single-storey extension to right. 2 storeys. SE
elevation, 3 C20 casements and one small C19 casement on ground floor, 2 C20
casements on first floor. 2 half-glazed doors. SW gable end (towards road) one
C19 horizontal sash of 16 lights on first floor, no aperture on ground floor.
In right ground floor room of main building, chamfered axial beam with lamb's
tongue stops, and plain joists of vertical section. In left ground floor room
of main building, chamfered transverse beam and chamfered joists of horizontal
section, both with lamb's tongue stops. Large wood-burning hearth facing to
right, much altered in C20. Primary straight bracing. Formerly the Post
Office. RCHM 10.

Listing NGR: TL7961517197

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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