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Description: Post Office and Stores
Date Listed: 15 March 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 280709
OS Grid Reference: TM0071362719
OS Grid Coordinates: 600713, 262719
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2261, 0.9373
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WETHERDEN PARK ROAD
TM 06 SW
4/226 Post Office and Stores
Post office, shop and dwelling. Mid or possibly early C16. Originally of 2-
cell cross-entry plan, a further cell added c.1700. One storey and attics.
Timber-framed and plastered. Pantiled roof, formerly thatched. C19 raking
dormers with casements. Various C19 windows; the shop entrance at the gable
towards The Street has a C20 half-glazed panelled door. Good framing for a
small C16 house; studwork with tension-stud bracing. The half-hip at the left
hand end remains within the left hand gable, and beneath it is a blocked
diamond-mullioned window. Roof probably of coupled-rafter type. A rear
cross-entry doorway has a damaged 4-centred arched head. Heavy unchamfered
floor joists. The chimney backs onto the cross-entry; the removal of the
service end partition and the provision of a fireplace is probably an
alteration of c.1700, when this end became a parlour. At the right-hand end a
further cell was added at the same time.
Listing NGR: TM0071362719
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Source: English Heritage
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