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The Old Post Office, Middle Cottage and Cliffe Cottage, Apethorpe

Description: The Old Post Office, Middle Cottage and Cliffe Cottage

Grade: II
Date Listed: 12 October 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 233022

OS Grid Reference: TL0230995739
OS Grid Coordinates: 502309, 295739
Latitude/Longitude: 52.5499, -0.4926

Location: Kings Cliffe Road, Apethorpe, Northamptonshire PE8 5DF

Locality: Apethorpe
Local Authority: East Northamptonshire District Council
County: Northamptonshire
Country: England
Postcode: PE8 5DF

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Listing Text

TL0295 (West side)
18/16 The Old Post Office, Middle
Cottage and Cliffe End Cottage
3 houses. C17 and C18. Squared coursed limestone with Collyweston slate roofs.
Originally one- and 2-unit plans forming an L-shape range. Single storey with
attics, and 2 storeys. Together comprising an 8-window range, at ground floor.
4-light, ovolo-moulded stone mullion, window to ground floor far right. 5
horizontal sliding sash windows, with glazing bars, under wood lintels, to
ground floor centre. 2 C19 casement windows, under wood lintels, to right. 3
leaded casements to first floor left, under eaves and 3 hipped eaves dormers,
with leaded casements, to right. 2 plank doors between windows, to right, are
under wood lintels. Ashlar gable parapet to right and stone stacks at ridge.
Elevation of rear range, to left is a 2-window range of leaded casements under
wood lintels. Ground floor window, to left, is a C20 casement. 4-panel door
under wood lintel to right and stable door under wood lintel to left. Ashlar
gable parapet to left and ashlar ridge and end stacks with remains of moulded
cornices. Interiors not inspected but The Old Post Office noted as having
moulded spine beams.
(RCHM: An Inventory of Architectural Monuments in North Northamptonshire: p15)

Listing NGR: TL0230995739

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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