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Description: The Post Office and Shop
Date Listed: 11 October 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 155012
OS Grid Reference: SO5702137391
OS Grid Coordinates: 357021, 237391
Latitude/Longitude: 52.0333, -2.6279
MORDIFORD CP MORDIFORD
SO 53 NE
5/148 The Post Office and Shop
Former inn, house, now post office and shop. Late C17 or early C18 core,
altered mid-C19, C20 alterations. Timber-framed core largely underbuilt
and refaced with brick and sandstone rubble, completely encased in pebble-
dash render, slate roofs. Main range formerly of five framed bays aligned
east/west with cross-wing at east end, rear lean-to enclosing lateral stack,
further lateral stack to cross-wing, three entrances to north front. Two
storeys, one 2-light casement window and similar 3-light window below, in
gable end of cross-Wing to left, one 4-light and two 2-light casement windows
to right with one 2-light window to right of doorway giving access to cross-
wing, 4-light window to left of further doorway and third doorway giving
access to shop with 3-light window to right. Interior retains sections of
square-panelled framing and chamfered beams with ogee stops in central room
which also retains late C19 or early C20 bar of the former inn.
Listing NGR: SO5702037394
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Source: English Heritage
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