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The Post Office

A Grade II Listed Building in Church Knowle, Dorset

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Latitude: 50.6356 / 50°38'8"N

Longitude: -2.0873 / 2°5'14"W

OS Eastings: 393924

OS Northings: 81770

OS Grid: SY939817

Mapcode National: GBR 33M.13N

Mapcode Global: FRA 67JD.6NB

Entry Name: The Post Office

Listing Date: 30 August 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1120315

English Heritage Legacy ID: 108959

Location: Church Knowle, Purbeck, Dorset, BH20

County: Dorset

District: Purbeck

Civil Parish: Church Knowle

Traditional County: Dorset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset

Church of England Parish: Church Knowle St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text

SY 9381
12/46 The Post Office
Detached cottage, part used as shop. Probably C18. Rubble stone
walls, thatched roof, one stone end stack. 2 storeys. Ground floor
has central C20 legged door, and 2 casement windows with glazing
bars, all under stone arches. First floor has 2 casement windows
with glazing bars. Lower, single-storey section on west - used as
shop - has stone slate roof. Part-glazed panelled door and window
with glazing bars.
RCHM Monument 10 (Dorset Vol II).
Under repair at time of survey (1984).

Listing NGR: SY9408781902

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