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The Post Office

A Grade II Listed Building in Henstridge, Somerset

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Latitude: 50.977 / 50°58'37"N

Longitude: -2.3939 / 2°23'38"W

OS Eastings: 372441

OS Northings: 119805

OS Grid: ST724198

Mapcode National: GBR 0W9.ML2

Mapcode Global: FRA 56WJ.F65

Entry Name: The Post Office

Listing Date: 15 February 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1056343

English Heritage Legacy ID: 261821

Location: Henstridge, South Somerset, Somerset, BA8

County: Somerset

District: South Somerset

Civil Parish: Henstridge

Built-Up Area: Henstridge

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text


10/85 The Post Office


House with shop. C19. Local stone coursed rubble; Welsh slate roof to shallow pitch, with abutments; brick chimney
stacks. 2 storeys, 3 bays. 12-pane sash windows set flush, the outer lower windows not aligned with those above;
central shop front with two angled bays of 3+2+3 panes on either side of recessed part glazed door to match, under
continuous fascia with lead flat roof. Interior not seen. This has been the village post office since at least 1875-the
house rather earlier than this. (Wasford, A History of Henstridge, 1953).

Listing NGR: ST7244019815

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