Description: Post Office, Number 26 and Number 27
Date Listed: 17 December 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 187261
OS Grid Reference: TF0053406383
OS Grid Coordinates: 500534, 306383
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6459, -0.5155
TF 0006-0106 TINWELL CROWN LANE
Post Office, No. 26 and
Post Office (originally forge) and cottages, dated 1848, of coursed squared stone
with steeply pitched Collyweston stone slate roof and moulded stone ridge stacks.
Consciously picturesque. 1½ storeys, 4 window range, 1-2-1, coped gabled
projections with decorative kneelers to either end, that to the left with 4-centred,
arched entrance within colossal carved horseshoe, and 2-light casement window and
blank shield above, that to the right with 3-light mullioned and transomed window to
ground floor with hood mould in form of giant ribbon, and 2-light casement window
and shield with Exeter logo above. The 2 projections are linked by an arcade of
4-centred arches, stepped up in the centre to incorporate datestone. Entrance to
No. 26 within 2 steeply-pitched gabled dormers above. Arched entrance to No. 27
within one-storey gabled projection to north. North front has 2-storey projection
with datestone. One-storey projection to south has massive stack to rear, plank
door in plain architrave, and shutttered 2-light window.
Listing NGR: TF0053406383
Source: English Heritage
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