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The Old Post Office, Kenley

Description: The Old Post Office

Grade: II
Date Listed: 24 February 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 258851

OS Grid Reference: SJ5631000827
OS Grid Coordinates: 356310, 300827
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6035, -2.6465

Location: Kenley, Shropshire SY5 6NH

Locality: Kenley
County: Shropshire
Country: England
Postcode: SY5 6NH

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Listing Text

SJ 50 SE
The Old Post Office

Cottage, latterly post office, now cottage. Probably C16, re-modelled
in late C18 with extensive later additions and alterations, chiefly of
late C20. Uncoursed gritstone rubble largely replacing timber framed
structure of which open (originally central) cruck truss survives,
machine tile roof. 2-cell plan with late C20 extension to right in
matching style. One storey and attic; two C20 casements with segmental
heads to left and right of original part with C20 gabled eaves dormer
between; entrance through C20 door in extension to right with contemporary
casements to left and right; red brick ridge stack formerly integral to
right gable end. Interior: not inspected but noted as having timber-
framed cross wall to centre of original part and chamfered spine beam
with heavy joists to right-hand ground-floor room; apex of cruck truss
destroyed. Alcock (1981) p.144.

Listing NGR: SJ5631000827

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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