Description: Post Office and Stores
Date Listed: 17 November 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 280354
OS Grid Reference: TM1159878554
OS Grid Coordinates: 611598, 278554
Latitude/Longitude: 52.3642, 1.1064
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PALGRAVE THE GREEN (EAST SIDE)
5/65 Post Office and Stores
House with shop. Mid to late C16, altered and extended in C18 and C19.
Timber frame, plastered. Hipped pantiled roof. A 3 cell lobby entry plan
with additions at service end. 2 storeys. 5 window front. Ground floor:
entrance to right of centre with C18 six fielded panelled door, pedimented
architrave, to left a large C19 sash, to right 2 glazing bar sashes, flush
frames with ornamental blind boxes. To far left is projecting brick shop, C19
with a large window and a door with a fanlight. First floor 6-pane sashes,
C18 eaves cornice. Cross axial ridge stack rebuilt in white brick. Left
return truncated external stack. C18 dairy/bakehouse wing to rear left,
entrance in return, gable end internal stack. C19 lean-to added to rear.
Interior: ground floor, hall has a cavetto mullioned 3-light opening; jowled
post to double roll moulded cross axial binding beam with similar joists,
parlour has a deeply chamfered axial binding beam, some brick nogging repair
to end wall. First floor: above hall to rear a diamond mullioned 5-light
opening, arched brace from jowled post to cambered tie beam. Butt purlin roof
with angled struts to collars and halved principal rafters.
Listing NGR: TM1159878554
Source: English Heritage
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