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Description: Pembridge Post Office and Stores
Date Listed: 16 June 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 150330
OS Grid Reference: SO3901358084
OS Grid Coordinates: 339013, 258084
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2176, -2.8941
PEMBRIDGE CP MARKET PLACE
SO 3858 - 3958
10/72 Pembridge Post Office
House, now post office and shop retaining part of earlier hall. C14 core,
extensively remodelled during C17 and late C19. Timber-framed with part
wattle-and-daub and part painted brick infill on sandstone rubble plinth;
later painted brick additions; Welsh slate and part corrugated metal roof.
Irregular plan, generally two parallel ranges aligned east/west with southern
wing retaining three bays of a C14 building; lateral and axial stacks, present
entrance with shop frontage to east. Two storeys. East front: two gables
with canted left-hand side, single vertical glazing bar sash windows, large
9-pane windows with pilastered surrounds flank central partly-glazed door.
Interior reveals a section of the large square panelled framing of the earlier
structure with one quatrefoiled panel remaining. In the roof there are two
(and possibly three) trusses with cusped principals and cusped collar-beams,
one also has decorative raking struts; cusped wind-braces to purlins. Enclosed
within a later addition to the north side is a wooden ogee-headed doorway with
mouchettes and shields in trefoils.
Listing NGR: SO3901358084
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Source: English Heritage
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