Description: The Old Post Office
Date Listed: 14 December 1983
English Heritage Building ID: 283983
OS Grid Reference: TL9413173554
OS Grid Coordinates: 594131, 273554
Latitude/Longitude: 52.3257, 0.8473
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TL 9273-9373 BARDWELL CHURCH ROAD (East Side)
5/6 The Old Post Office Th e Old Post Office
House and shop. C16, with various C19 and early C20 extensions. Timber-
framed, encased in red brick, with plaintiled roof. 2 storeys. The basic
building is very narrow, sideways-on to the street, with an end chimney-stack
set within the frame. The frame is complete inside. In the gable end, a small
canted bow window and a 2-light C19 casement window to upper storey, both off-
centre. Along the north side, a 1½ storey lean-to extension in red brick
with slate roof: casement windows with arched heads to surrounds. At the
north-east end a 1½ storey cross-wing, rendered, with pantiled roof. In the
angle between these 2, a single-storey lean-to extension in red brick with
pantiled roof. On the south, a single-storey double fronted shop: roughcast
and plaintiles. 2 canted bay windows and a central door.
Listing NGR: TL9413173554
Source: English Heritage
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