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Post Office and Stores, Palgrave

Description: Post Office and Stores

Grade: II
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

Location: Forge Close, Palgrave, Suffolk IP22 1AX

Locality: Palgrave
Local Authority: Mid Suffolk District Council
County: Suffolk
Country: England
Postcode: IP22 1AX

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Listing Text

TM 1178
5/65 Post Office and Stores
-- II

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

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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