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The Old Post Office, Alstonefield

Description: The Old Post Office

Grade: II
Date Listed: 15 March 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 274361

OS Grid Reference: SK1311455556
OS Grid Coordinates: 413114, 355556
Latitude/Longitude: 53.0971, -1.8056

Location: Lode Lane, Alstonefield, Staffordshire DE6 2FY

Locality: Alstonefield
Local Authority: Staffordshire Moorlands District Council
County: Staffordshire
Country: England
Postcode: DE6 2FY

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Listing Text


9/8 The Old Post Office


Terraced row of houses, now shops. Late C18. Coursed limestone
rubble; clay tile roofs with raised coped verges on kneelers; course
rubble integral end stacks. 2 storeys. In 3 parts. Left hand part:
(The Post Office) has 2:1 windows; right hand window in canted section
linking to central part; plain raised surrounds; larger ground floor
window to right (original shop window); left hand ground floor
window inserted into former doorway; glazing bar sashes to ground floor,
plate glass sashes to first floor left and right, fixed light to first
floor centre; double leaved, half glazed door to right with raised plaster
quoins. Centre part: 2-light plate glass casements to first floor; 3
glazing bar casements to ground floor, that to left of centre occupying
place of one of a former pair of matched doorways; plaster surrounds to both
windows and doorways; continuous moulded cornice hood to doors; oval
plaque to first floor centre with inscription: "J. HAMBLETON/MERCER
AND GROCER / Dealer inCoffee, Tea, Tobacco & Snuff". Right hand part:
Slightly recessed; one small casement window; C20 door to ground floor.

Listing NGR: SK1311455556

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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