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Description: Rose Cottage
The Old Post Office
Date Listed: 27 February 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 166604
OS Grid Reference: TA2997225006
OS Grid Coordinates: 529972, 425006
Latitude/Longitude: 53.7053, -0.0325
TA 22 NE
TA 22 SE
3/61 The Old Post Office and
6/61 Rose Cottage
Farmhouse, now 2 houses. Mid-late C18 with later C18 - early C19 addition
(Rose Cottage) to right. Red brick, colour-washed to Rose Cottage. Pantile
roof. 2-room, central entrance-hall plan to The Old Post Office, with
outbuilding range to rear left; single room and entrance hall to Rose
Cottage with wing to rear. 2 storeys with attic, 6 first-floor windows.
The Old Post Office: 3-bay symmetrical entrance front. Doorcase with
panelled pilasters, reeded to lower section, lozenge and paterae ornament to
entablature, dentilled broken pediment; 6-fielded-panel door beneath moulded
cornice and radial fanlight in fielded-panel reveal. 12-pane sashes in
flush wooden architraves with projecting sills. Rose Cottage: C20 glazed
door beneath C20 glazed timber porch to right and 16-pane flush sash to
left; three 16-pane first-floor sashes in flush wooden architraves. Moulded
wooden eaves board. Tumbled-in brick to raised gables. End stack to left,
axial stack (former end stack) to right. C20 sliding attic sash to right
gable; 6-pane attic casement to left gable. Interior of Old Post Office
contains open well staircase with corniced handrail, plain newels and column
balusters, exposed joists.
Listing NGR: TA2997225006
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Source: English Heritage
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