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Latitude: 51.0898 / 51°5'23"N
Longitude: -2.5143 / 2°30'51"W
OS Eastings: 364078
OS Northings: 132403
OS Grid: ST640324
Mapcode National: GBR MV.CLTG
Mapcode Global: FRA 56M7.N96
Entry Name: The Post Office, and Front Boundary Wall
Listing Date: 24 March 1961
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1177257
English Heritage Legacy ID: 261976
Location: Castle Cary, South Somerset, Somerset, BA7
District: South Somerset
Civil Parish: Castle Cary
Built-Up Area: Castle Cary
Traditional County: Somerset
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset
CASTLE CARY CP BAILEY HILL (North side)
6/43 The Post Office, and front
House, now Post Office. Dated 1767 in gable. Cary stone ashlar with Doulting dressings; Welsh slate roof between
stepped coped gables; brick end chimney stacks. Two storeys with attic; 5 bays, of which the centre bay projects
slightly and has a pediment. Plinth, ashlar quoins, cornice, plain parapet with moulded coping; 12-pane sash windows in
architraves; centre bay has a Venetian window to first floor, and below a 6 fielded panel door in shouldered architrave
with pediment on console brackets. Interior adapted as post office and shop on ground floor, first floor not seen.
Three metres south of building, with opening opposite door with steps up, and with returns to each end of building, a
Cary stone wall on lias base, coursed rubble with plain coping, between one and 2 metres high enclosing paved
forecourt: important in the setting of the house and in the streetscape of Bailey Hill.
Listing NGR: ST6407832403
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