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Description: 10, High Street
Date Listed: 14 June 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 281919
OS Grid Reference: TM4662479210
OS Grid Coordinates: 646624, 279210
Latitude/Longitude: 52.3554, 1.6203
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TM 47 NE WANGFORD HIGH STREET (south side)
House and shop, occupying a prominent corner site. Dated 1879 in a gable over
the main entrance, with the words 'Post Office' below. Colourwashed brick,
slated roof. 2 storeys and attic. The facade is symmetrical about the
corner, with a total of 5 bays, the windows arranged 2:3:1:3:2; the corner bay
is set forward and chamfered to form the main entrance to the shop., The bays
are divided by brick pilasters, rusticated on the ground floor. Moulded
cornice at first floor level; overhanging eaves on shaped brackets. Large-
paned sash windows under broad segmental stuccoed arches with keys. Each bay
has one gabled half-dormer with a semi-circular headed sash window. The bays
each side of the entrance have cast iron shop fronts, each with 3 arched
lights divided by barleysugar columns with acanthus capitals and openwork
ornament in the spandrels; embellished cast iron frieze. Twin half-glazed
entrance doors with segmental fanlight over. Included for group value and for
good quality shop fronts of the period.
Listing NGR: TM4662479210
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Source: English Heritage
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