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Description: Posting House
Date Listed: 10 January 1953
English Heritage Building ID: 278209
OS Grid Reference: TL8629645526
OS Grid Coordinates: 586296, 245526
Latitude/Longitude: 52.0767, 0.7171
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5377 (East Side)
Posting House (formerly
listed as Purdy's Tea Rooms)
TL 8645 21/458 10.1.53.
Originally a C15-C16 timber-framed and plastered hall house with cross
wings on the north and south ends. Altered in the C17 and C18 and restored
in the C20. 2 storeys. The windows are mainly double-hung sashes with
glazing bars. The centre block and north cross wing have C20 shop windows,
and at the north end there is an addition with a carriageway. The south
cross wing has C19 ornamental bargeboards and a doorcase with fluted pilasters
and a cornice hood on brackets. Roof tiled, with a modillion eaves cornice
to the centre block. The interior has exposed timber-framing and on the
1st storey a cambered tie beam with crown post.
Listing NGR: TL8629645526
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Source: English Heritage
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