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Post Office

A Grade II Listed Building in Longham, Dorset

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Latitude: 50.7851 / 50°47'6"N

Longitude: -1.9076 / 1°54'27"W

OS Eastings: 406612

OS Northings: 98391

OS Grid: SZ066983

Mapcode National: GBR 437.QK3

Mapcode Global: FRA 67W0.JNS

Entry Name: Post Office

Listing Date: 30 October 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1120050

English Heritage Legacy ID: 107659

Location: Ferndown Town, East Dorset, Dorset, BH22

County: Dorset

District: East Dorset

Civil Parish: Ferndown Town

Built-Up Area: Longham

Traditional County: Dorset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset

Church of England Parish: Hampreston and Stapehill All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text

12/33 No. 12 and Post
- II
A pair of estate cottages. 1869, with minor C20 changes and C20 extension.
Walls of red brickwork in Flemish bond, with Bath stone dressings; plinth,
window surrounds, hood-moulds. Roof of (C20) interlocking tiles, gables
above the half-dormers; central stack with four octagonal flues. A 'Tudor'
design, with a C20 shop attached to the north end; symmetrical west front of
one and a half storeys, two windows. Metal casements with diagonal lights.
No. 12 (south side) has a doorway with a Tudor arch and a boarded door with
wrought-iron decorative hinges; the post office doorway has been altered, to
a window. There are plaques above each doorway, and between the upper and
lower windows, with raised ornament, the one above the south side door with
the figure 12, others with heraldic and floral decoration, incorporating the
date 1869.

Listing NGR: SZ0661298391

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