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The Post Office and Shop House, Wortham

Description: The Post Office and Shop House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 29 July 1955
English Heritage Building ID: 280441

OS Grid Reference: TM0858177260
OS Grid Coordinates: 608581, 277260
Latitude/Longitude: 52.3537, 1.0614

Location: A143, Wortham, Suffolk IP22 1PP

Locality: Wortham
Local Authority: Mid Suffolk District Council
County: Suffolk
Country: England
Postcode: IP22 1PP

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Listing Text


1/150 The Post Office and Shop
29.7.55 House (formerly listed as
General Store and Post

-- II

Shop with attached house. Early C19. Clay lump, plastered. Glazed pantiled
roofs. 2 bay shop, tall 2 storeys and attic; 2 bay house to right, lower 2
storeys. Shop has original shopfront set to right with steps up to a central
half glazed door, reeded architrave with a small hood, flanking 7 x 5 pane
shallow bow windows with fluted pilasters, entablatures. First floor two 16
pane sashes in flush moulded frames. Plinth. Boxed eaves. Right end
extruded stack. Left end attic window. To rear a continuous roof over 1
storey and attic lean-to with further lean-to outshut additions. Set back to
right house has a central entrance in a C20 gabled porch, flanking and first
floor C19 3-light glazing bar part opening metal frame casements. Right end
internal stack. Continuous roof over lean-to outshut to rear.

Listing NGR: TM0858177260

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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