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Orchard Cottage Post Office, Compton Chamberlayne

Description: Orchard Cottage Post Office

Grade: II
Date Listed: 17 December 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 320721

OS Grid Reference: SU0288629631
OS Grid Coordinates: 402886, 129631
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0660, -1.9602

Location: High Street, Compton Chamberlayne, Wiltshire SP3 5DB

Locality: Compton Chamberlayne
County: Wiltshire
Country: England
Postcode: SP3 5DB

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Listing Text

(west side)

4/135 Post office and Orchard Cottage


Pair of cottages. Mid C17. Dressed limestone, timber-framed first
floor with brick nogging, tiled roof with stone or rendered stacks.
Through passage to rear of stack. Two-storey, 4-window. Post
Office has half-glazed door with flat wooden hood on brackets and
bow-fronted shop window to left, 3-light recessed chamfered
mullioned casement with hoodmould to right; Orchard Cottage has
planked door and 3-light mullioned casement with hoodmould. First
floor has three 3-light leaded casements and one single-light
leaded casement. Left return has single-light casement to first
floor. Rear has lean-to extensions, 2-light leaded casements to
first floor. Right return has C20 casements to ground and first
Interior-of Orchard Cottage not accessible at time of survey (March
1986), Post Office has deeply chamfered beams with bar and stepped
stops, planked doors, blocked open fireplace with stairs to one

Listing NGR: SU0288629631

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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