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Description: Branxton House
Date Listed: 10 March 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 237968
OS Grid Reference: NT8953237516
OS Grid Coordinates: 389532, 637516
Latitude/Longitude: 55.6311, -2.1678
NT 83 NE
9/1 Branxton House
House with former Post Office attached to right. Early C19, Post Office
dated 1854 over back door. Rendered with ashlar dressings; Welsh slate roof.
House 2 storeys, 3 bays. Thin angle pilaster strips. Central panelled door
with overlight in thin stone surround. 12-pane sashes in similar surrounds.
Gabled roof with flat coping and brick end stacks.
Post Office: Lower 2 storeys, 3 bays with 12-pane sashes on ground floor and
shorter 9-pane sashes above, all in raised alternating-block surrounds.
Rear of house also symmetrical with central boarded door and 12-pane sashes
including large stair window above door.
Rear of Post Office is one tall storey to left, 3 bays. Central 2-leaf door
with dated lintel; flanking 20-pane shop windows. To right 2-storey section
with two 12-pane sashes.
Interior has 6-panel doors and shutters. Staircase with cast iron balusters.
Listing NGR: NT8953237516
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Source: English Heritage
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