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The Old Post Office, Leeds

Description: The Old Post Office

Grade: II
Date Listed: 26 April 1968
English Heritage Building ID: 173863

OS Grid Reference: TQ8198452774
OS Grid Coordinates: 581984, 152774
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2451, 0.6060

Location: Upper Street, Leeds, Kent ME17 1RZ

Locality: Leeds
Local Authority: Maidstone Borough Council
County: Kent
Country: England
Postcode: ME17 1RZ

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Listing Text

TQ 85 SW (west side)

3/129 The Old Post Office
(formerly listed as The
26.4.68. House attached to Leeds
Post Office)

House, formerly Post Office, now house. Early C19. Red brick
in Flemish bond with occasional grey headers. Left side elevation
to road, roughly coursed galletted stone to ground floor, chequered
red and grey brick above. Plain tile roof. At right-angles
to road. 2 storeys on brick plinth with dentilled eaves-cornice
to road. Hipped roof, hips returning along side elevations.
Integral lean-tos to left and right ends. Red brick stack
in left end of left lean-to with tumbled brickwork to shoulders
and stone base an integral part of lean-to wall. Irregular
fenestration of 2 glazing-bar sashes in open boxes and one small
C20 single light. Ground floor windows have segmental heads.
Central panelled door with 2 square top lights under flat
bracketted hood. Stone quatrefoil, probably from Priory, to
base of left stack. Slightly later 2-storey red brick additions
to rear. Interior not inspected.

Listing NGR: TQ8198452774

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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