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The Post Office

A Grade II Listed Building in Huntsham, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.9735 / 50°58'24"N

Longitude: -3.4245 / 3°25'28"W

OS Eastings: 300079

OS Northings: 120313

OS Grid: ST000203

Mapcode National: GBR LL.LXZR

Mapcode Global: FRA 36QJ.TYQ

Entry Name: The Post Office

Listing Date: 7 December 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1106925

English Heritage Legacy ID: 96741

Location: Huntsham, Mid Devon, Devon, EX16

County: Devon

District: Mid Devon

Civil Parish: Huntsham

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Huntsham All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

SIT 02 SW HUNTSHAM HUNTSHAM

7/98 The Post Office
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II


Post Office. Probably late C19/early C20. Stone rubble with a deep slate roof with
crested ridge tiles, pyramidal ends and a pyramidal roof to the centre bay; brick
stack in centre.
Plan: Symmetrical T plan cottage ornh with a projecting polygonal bay in the centre,
polygonal ends and a central entrance. C20 flat-roofed single-storey rear right
addition.
Exterior: Single storey and attic, the design-taking advantage of a corner site in
the centre of the village. The polygonal bay of timber stud and infil construction
has a central front door flanked on either side by 3 1-light iron casements complete
with diamond iron glazing bars; gabled dormer above front door with similar widnows.
The polygonal ends of the stone block have similar 3-light windows with 1-light
windows in the angles and gabled dormers. The rear elevation has 2 gabled dormers, a
central rear door and a rear left recess.
It is not clear whether this is a purpose-built village post office or adapted from a
pair of estate cottages.
A crucially-sited building in the centre of the village.


Listing NGR: ST0007920313

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