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The Old Post Office and Adjoining Outbuiding, Somerby

Description: The Old Post Office and Adjoining Outbuiding

Grade: II
Date Listed: 7 January 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 189885

OS Grid Reference: SK7578210730
OS Grid Coordinates: 475782, 310730
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6890, -0.8803

Location: 70 Main Street, Somerby, Leicestershire LE14 2JQ

Locality: Somerby
Local Authority: Melton Borough Council
County: Leicestershire
Country: England
Postcode: LE14 2JQ

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Listing Text


Burrough on the Hill
(south east side)
18/128 The Old Post Office
and adjoining out-


2 cottages, now a house. Early C17, raised late C18, with C19
and C20 alterations. Coursed and squared ironstone and brick
with flared headers with limestone ashlar dressings and slate
roofs. Single coped gable, first floor brick band, single coped
stone gable stack, single gable and single ridge brick stacks. 2
storeys, 3 bays. L-plan. North front has to left an off-centre
C19 doorway with plain wood jambs and door with 6 vertical
panels, flanked by single 2 light casements and beyond, to right,
by a 2 light sliding sash. Beyond again, to right, gabled wing
with a 2 light sliding sash. All these openings havesegmental
heads. Above, to left, 2 two light sliding sashes. Beyond, to
right, the gable has a 2 light casement with segmental head. The
return angle has a 2 light casement. South west end has to
right, a C20 porch and to left, a C19 hipped single storey
outbuilding with a door and acasement. Above, a central 2 light
sliding sash. Rear elevation has an off-centre C20 flat roofed
porch, flanked by single sliding sashes and beyond, to left, a
casement. Above, to right, 2 sliding sashes. Beyond, to left, 2

Listing NGR: SK7578210730

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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