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The Old Post Office

A Grade II Listed Building in Leighton and Eaton Constantine, Shropshire

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Latitude: 52.6456 / 52°38'44"N

Longitude: -2.5761 / 2°34'34"W

OS Eastings: 361116

OS Northings: 305478

OS Grid: SJ611054

Mapcode National: GBR BR.6JGB

Mapcode Global: WH9D7.DRJN

Entry Name: The Old Post Office

Listing Date: 24 February 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1175798

English Heritage Legacy ID: 258889

Location: Leighton and Eaton Constantine, Shropshire, SY5

County: Shropshire

Civil Parish: Leighton and Eaton Constantine

Traditional County: Shropshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

Church of England Parish: Leighton-under-Wrekin St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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Listing Text

SJ 60 NW
2/104 The Old Post Office
Cottage, latterly post office, now house. Mid-C17, extended and re-
modelled mid-C19. Timber framed with painted brick infill- and additions,
machine tile roofs with ornamental cresting, fretted bargeboards and
pointed finials to gables, yellow brick ridge and end stacks. Original
2-cell plan extended to left and right in mid-C19. One storey and attic;
framing: square panels, 3 from cill to wall-plate with V-struts from
collar to front gable end; mid-C19 fenestration, cast-iron patterned
casements, one on each floor to front gable end, that on ground floor
in oriel, C19 dormers to C17 part and left extension, both
with fretted bargeboards and pointed finials; entrance through nail-
studded boarded door in angle between C17 range and left extension.
Interior: not inspected but likely to be of interest. Mid-C20 single-
storey addition to rear not of special architectural interest.

Listing NGR: SJ6111605478

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