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Description: Post Office Stores
Date Listed: 13 March 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 115419
OS Grid Reference: TL7883011661
OS Grid Coordinates: 578830, 211661
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7750, 0.5907
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TL 7811-7911 HATFIELD PEVEREL THE STREET
12/78 Post Office Stores
House, converted to cottages, now house and shop. C16 or earlier, altered in
C17 and C18. Timber framed, plastered, roofed with handmade red clay tiles.
Complex plan comprising main range facing SE, 2-bay crosswing to right with C17
rear extension, and C18 extension to right of crosswing. Left end of hall range
now roofed as a crosswing. 2 internal stacks in this front range. At left end,
C17 wing extending to rear with axial stack: C19 parallel range behind main
range, with stack at left end. 2 C20 single-storey lean-to extensions in rear
angle. 2 storeys. Ground floor, C19 shopfront standing forward, one C20 sash,
one C20 casement. 3 C20 doors, the middle one with early C19 pedimented hood on
scrolled brackets. First floor, 4 C20 sashes, one C20 casement. The right
crosswing has an underbuilt jetty. 2 gables. The earliest part of the present
complex is the crosswing near the right end, which has a chamfered binding beam
with plain stops, jowled posts, cambered central tiebeam, and probably a
crownpost roof (inaccessible). Moulded axial beam in hall range, to right of
main stack, and chamfered axial beam with lamb's tongue stops to left, and
similar transverse beams in rear wing at left end. Most of the timber structure
is concealed by plaster.
Listing NGR: TL7883011661
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Source: English Heritage
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