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Latitude: 51.6305 / 51°37'49"N
Longitude: -1.7112 / 1°42'40"W
OS Eastings: 420087
OS Northings: 192443
OS Grid: SU200924
Mapcode National: GBR 4TL.L7D
Mapcode Global: VHC0Q.987Y
Entry Name: 23, High Street
Listing Date: 26 January 1955
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1023357
English Heritage Legacy ID: 318404
Location: Highworth, Swindon, SN6
Civil Parish: Highworth
Built-Up Area: Highworth
Traditional County: Wiltshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire
Church of England Parish: Highworth with Sevenhampton and Inglesham
Church of England Diocese: Bristol
5410 HIGHWORTH HIGH STREET
SU 2092 SW 18/285 26.1.55
Front circa 1800. Formerly the Greyhound Inn. More recently the Post Office.
Roughcast front. Two storeys and attic, latter screened by high parapet.
Moulded cornice. Central rain-water pipe with fluted conical head. Two original
2 storey angled bay windows with glazing bar sash windows first floor and
bow windows (retaining shatter grooves) on ground floor. Doorway off-centre
right with open pedimented cornice and 6 panel door. Interior, ground floor
altered. Stone slate roof with 2 gabled dormers. Two long 2 storey wings
The house is locally famous for its sub-postmistress Mrs Mabel Shranks who
filtered British Secret Agents on their way to Coleshill House during World
Listing NGR: SU2009092437
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