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The Old Post Office and Adjoining Outbuildings, Wigmore

Description: The Old Post Office and Adjoining Outbuildings

Grade: II
Date Listed: 11 May 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 150236

OS Grid Reference: SO4139268984
OS Grid Coordinates: 341392, 268984
Latitude/Longitude: 52.3158, -2.8612

Locality: Wigmore
County: Herefordshire
Country: England
Postcode: HR6 9UA

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Listing Text

SO 4068 - 4168
9/57 The Old Post Office
and adjoining outbuildings
House, formerly divided into two dwellings and later used as post office,
with adjoining out building, now store. Late C16, altered mid-C19 and
mid-C20. Timber-framed, roughcast with slate roof and central brick ridge
stack. Four framed bays aligned north/south with large central chimney and
also external rubble chimney with rebuilt brick stack to rear of northern-
most bay. Two storeys. Framing not visible externally. East front elevation:
there are two 3-light casements and a square window on the ground floor, and
four 2-light casements on the first floor. Main central entrance with partly
glazed door. There is a C20 single-storey addition to rear left. Interior:
framing appears to be largely intact and of substantial timber. Probably
three panels from sill to wall-plate originally. Roof has been raised but
trusses survive and are of collar and tie-beam type with three struts, the
outer ones are raking. Some stop-chamfered main ceiling beams, chamfers
have bar straps in northernmost bay. The third bay from the south end has
a doorway with a Tudor-arched head. Outbuilding adjoins north end and is
timber-framed, partly roughcast with some weatherboarding and corrugated
metal cladding, and a slate roof. Single framed bay: Two levels. Framing:
one row of panelling, exposed at eaves level to front. East elevation: there
is a square window and a door and above, a loft opening.

Listing NGR: SO4139368986

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Source: English Heritage

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