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Description: The Old Post Office, and Water Hydrant About 2 Metres South-East, Also Boundary Markers to South
Date Listed: 18 December 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 262287
OS Grid Reference: ST4704710744
OS Grid Coordinates: 347047, 110744
Latitude/Longitude: 50.8937, -2.7543
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ST4710 HASELBURY PLUCKNETT CP SWAN HILL (North side)
10/38 The Old Post Office, and water
hydrant about 2 metres
south-east, also boundary
markers to south
Detached house. C18. Local stone rubble, rendered and colourwashed, with ashlar lining to front elevation; double Roman
clay tiled roof, hipped at west end with return northwards at slightly higher level; brick chimney stack on rendered
base. 'L'-plan; 2 storeys, 5 bays. To ground floor, 3-light horizontal-bar casements bays 1 and 2, a C20 casement bay 4
and a single-light small-pane casement bay 5. Above, 3- and 2-light leaded casement windows of early pattern. To bay 3
a boarded door in heavy frame, with flat timber hood on wrought iron brackets. West side elevation has a door and 2
casements, also a pump with wood casing, lead spout, and semi-circular stone bowl under. Interior not seen. About 2
metres south east of house a cast iron water hydrant of later C19, a fluted pillar on plinth, with band to head
featuring a lion's head and four keyed stopped spouts, surmounted by fluted domical head with bud finial, one of
several in this village. About 2 metres from the house, marking the southern boundary, a row of 7 cast-iron slim
moulded bollards, formerly with iron tube toprails.
Listing NGR: ST4704710744
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Source: English Heritage
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