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The Old Post Office, Smeeton Westerby

Description: The Old Post Office

Grade: II
Date Listed: 9 March 1989
English Heritage Building ID: 191382

OS Grid Reference: SP6800292950
OS Grid Coordinates: 468002, 292950
Latitude/Longitude: 52.5302, -0.9990

Location: 7 Springfield Lane, Smeeton Westerby, Leicestershire LE8 0QJ

Locality: Smeeton Westerby
Local Authority: Harborough District Council
County: Leicestershire
Country: England
Postcode: LE8 0QJ

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Listing Text

(east side)

1/57 No 32, The Old Post Office

- II

House. C18, with C20 additions. Brick and ironstone. Graded Swithland slate
roof with gable stacks and ridge stack. West front: 2 storeys, 4 bays. Rubble-
stone plinth with brick set-offs in 2 bays to right of doorway. Moulded eaves
cornice in these 2 bays, unmoulded in 2 bays to left. Off-centre doorway with
frame with brackets, and 4-panel door. To left, a 3-light sliding sash with
cambered arch. To right similar windows, with gauged brick cambered arches.
Below, in the 4th bay to right part of a segmental arch cellar window opening in
plinth. Above, three 2-light sliding sashes. Adjoining to south, a 2-storey C20
range with 2 reset tiles in its west gable end wall, both inscribed; the lower: IC
Sep 24, 1731. The one above: I*B 1731.

Listing NGR: SP6800292950

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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