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The Old Post Office

A Grade II Listed Building in Hambleden, Buckinghamshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.6038 / 51°36'13"N

Longitude: -0.8811 / 0°52'51"W

OS Eastings: 477586

OS Northings: 190033

OS Grid: SU775900

Mapcode National: GBR C41.D28

Mapcode Global: VHDW2.PY1D

Entry Name: The Old Post Office

Listing Date: 22 January 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1125665

English Heritage Legacy ID: 46785

Location: Hambleden, Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, RG9

County: Buckinghamshire

District: Wycombe

Civil Parish: Hambleden

Traditional County: Buckinghamshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Buckinghamshire

Church of England Parish: Hambleden with Frieth

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

SU 79 SE HAMBLEDEN SKIRMETT

3/133 The Old Post Office


II

House. Probably C16, with cross wing rebuilt C17, altered C19. Left side
has frame of irregular timbers with one curved brace and whitewashed brick
infill; remainder rebuilt in brick, part rendered and whitewashed, the
left gable hung with shingles. Old tile roof to right bay, re-tiled cross
wing. Brick chimneys to right and to left side of crosswing. Lower bay
to right, possibly once a hall, now of one storey and an attic; 2-storey
projecting gabled cross wing to left with C20 rear extension. Paired
barred wooden casements, that to right attic in small gabled dormer.
Board door to left of right bay. Interior: right bay has inserted upper
floor, and remains of substantial queen strut truss; left bay also has
slight later floor timbers; between bays is pointed timber arch, chamfered
on the right side, incorporated into wall of cross wing but of earlier
origin.


Listing NGR: SU7758690033

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