Description: Post Office, Shop and Adjoining House
Date Listed: 14 June 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 279492
OS Grid Reference: TM0750271512
OS Grid Coordinates: 607502, 271512
Latitude/Longitude: 52.3025, 1.0420
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GISLINGHAM HIGH STREET (WEST SIDE)
6/36 Post Office, Shop and
- adjoining House
House with attached shop. C16 or C17 origins, extended and largely rebuilt
c.1840, altered C20. Timber frame, plastered in panels, some red brick.
Shallow hipped slate roofs. 3 bay house with lower bay to right and 2 bays
with shop to left. All 2 storeys. Ground floor: brick base, central entrance
with a 2 arched panelled architraved door, shallow 'Doric' porch with a
dentilled pedimental hood, fluted columns, single glazing bar sashes with a
hoodmould to left. First floor 3:6 pane sashes, all in shallow reveals.
Boxed eaves. 2 axial white brick stacks on rear slope to outer bays. Right
bay is set back slightly with 2-light glazing bar casements, a red brick axial
stack on rear slope. Set back to left is shop, ground floor C20 projecting
shopfront, first floor recessed fixed 9 pane window, extended to left with an
entrance. To rear roofs continue over 1 storey and attic lean-to's, red brick
faced to right. Interior: right hand bays have some early studding with a
chamfered axial binding beam and stop chamfered joists, C19 staircase with
moulded and swept handrail. First floor not inspected.
Listing NGR: TM0750271512
Source: English Heritage
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