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Post Office, East Norton

Description: Post Office

Grade: II
Date Listed: 29 December 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 190786

OS Grid Reference: SK7844000432
OS Grid Coordinates: 478440, 300432
Latitude/Longitude: 52.5960, -0.8434

Location: Uppingham Road, Leicester LE7 9XL

Locality: East Norton
Local Authority: Harborough District Council
County: Leicestershire
Country: England
Postcode: LE7 9XL

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Listing Text


2/11 Post Office
(previously listed as The Stores
29.12.66 Main Street)


House. Dated 1643. Coursed and squared ironstone rubble, heightened in brick.
Welsh slate roof. Gable on to street containing canted bay window 2 storeys
high, roofed in stone and with 3-light ovolo moulded mullions. 3-light mullioned
window to attic above, and date stone with initials R.H. Side (west elevation)
is of 3-bays and 3 storeys, the third storey a C19 heightening in brick. 2
doors in gabled timber porches flank a single light chamfered stone window
while on the first floor a similar central window is flanked by 3-light ovolo
moulded stone mullioned windows with hoodmoulds. Axial stack. Lower extension
along street to east, also of coursed ironstone rubble with some brickwork
and Welsh slate roof. 6-light window with chamfered head to left and low chamfered
stone light and 3-light ovolo moulded stone mullioned window to right. 2 upper
windows of 6 and 2-lights. Axial stack.

Listing NGR: SK7844000432

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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