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The Old Post Office, Leighton and Eaton Constantine

Description: The Old Post Office

Grade: II
Date Listed: 24 February 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 258889

OS Grid Reference: SJ6111605478
OS Grid Coordinates: 361116, 305478
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6456, -2.5761

Location: B4380, Leighton, Shropshire SY5 6RN

Locality: Leighton and Eaton Constantine
County: Shropshire
Country: England
Postcode: SY5 6RN

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Listing Text

SJ 60 NW
2/104 The Old Post Office
Cottage, latterly post office, now house. Mid-C17, extended and re-
modelled mid-C19. Timber framed with painted brick infill- and additions,
machine tile roofs with ornamental cresting, fretted bargeboards and
pointed finials to gables, yellow brick ridge and end stacks. Original
2-cell plan extended to left and right in mid-C19. One storey and attic;
framing: square panels, 3 from cill to wall-plate with V-struts from
collar to front gable end; mid-C19 fenestration, cast-iron patterned
casements, one on each floor to front gable end, that on ground floor
in oriel, C19 dormers to C17 part and left extension, both
with fretted bargeboards and pointed finials; entrance through nail-
studded boarded door in angle between C17 range and left extension.
Interior: not inspected but likely to be of interest. Mid-C20 single-
storey addition to rear not of special architectural interest.

Listing NGR: SJ6111605478

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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