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Post Office Cottages The Post Office, Hambleton

Description: Post Office Cottages The Post Office

Grade: II
Date Listed: 18 September 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 187399

OS Grid Reference: SK9004007559
OS Grid Coordinates: 490040, 307559
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6583, -0.6702

Location: Hambleton, Rutland LE15 8TL

Locality: Hambleton
County: Rutland
Country: England
Postcode: LE15 8TL

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Listing Text

The Post Office and
1-3 Post Office Cottages

Post office and row of 3 cottages, early C20, in an arts and crafts style.
Loosely symmetrical, with central range and flanking gables, of coursed
squared rubble with some. half timbering, and stone tiled roof. 1½
storeys. The left hand gable has stone mullioned bay to ground floor
and oriel window in jettied half timbered gable above, in which are a
clock and copper post and telegraph sign. The left hand gable is similar
but contains a 2 storey stone mullioned bay window. Centre range
contains 2 3-centred arched doorways, various stone mullioned windows,
and a single timber framed gable dormer above. All windows have
decorative small panes. Various gable and axial stacks. To extreme
right beyond the gable a further projecting W. facing bay, with full
height canted bay window in jettied gable, and overhanging eaves.

Post office door in west wall of front gable, a 3-centred arched doorway
beneath the expressed chimney, and carrying a copper engraved shield.

Listing NGR: SK9004007559

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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