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Post Office

A Grade II Listed Building in Wetheringsett-cum-Brockford, Suffolk

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.2589 / 52°15'31"N

Longitude: 1.115 / 1°6'53"E

OS Eastings: 612685

OS Northings: 266869

OS Grid: TM126668

Mapcode National: GBR TKB.6QV

Mapcode Global: VHL9T.8HS6

Entry Name: Post Office

Listing Date: 29 July 1955

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1182252

English Heritage Legacy ID: 281702

Location: Wetheringsett-cum-Brockford, Mid Suffolk, Suffolk, IP14

County: Suffolk

District: Mid Suffolk

Civil Parish: Wetheringsett-cum-Brockford

Built-Up Area: Wetheringsett

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Wetheringsett All Saints

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Listing Text

WETHERINGSETT-CUM-BROCKFORD CHURCH STREET
TM 16 NW

3/117 Post Office
29.7.55
GV II
House and post office. Probably C16 core with C17 addition to right and C18-
Cl9 wing to rear. Little altered since C19. Timber framed, old plasterwork,
thatched roof. 3 cells. 1½ storeys. A complete set of C18 casement windows
with old square-leaded glass. To left, an early C19 canted shop window with
30 small panes. Adjacent early C19 doorway: convex reeded architrave,
dripboard on paired fluted brackets; 6-panel door in 2 leaves, the lower 2
panels flush, the upper 4 fielded. Early C19 doorway into house: reeded
architrave and cornice; 6-panel door with flush, fielded and raised and
fielded panels. Gabled timber trellis porch. 2 dormers. Internal stack and
another at right gable end. 1½-storey range to rear, including C19
weatherboarded cart shed and stables, all under a glazed black pantiled roof.
Interior. Most of timbers concealed. A chamfered ceiling beam in centre room
is probably C16. To left of stack, 2 cambered collars with remains of large
curved braces from the principal rafters. Right cell seems to be a C17
addition: some plain first floor studding, chamfered ceiling joists with small
lamb's tongue stops.


Listing NGR: TM1268566869

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