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Lanchester Post Office

A Grade II Listed Building in Lanchester, County Durham

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.8228 / 54°49'22"N

Longitude: -1.7443 / 1°44'39"W

OS Eastings: 416525

OS Northings: 547582

OS Grid: NZ165475

Mapcode National: GBR JD8N.4Y

Mapcode Global: WHC4G.51ML

Entry Name: Lanchester Post Office

Listing Date: 4 August 1975

Last Amended: 24 June 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1185987

English Heritage Legacy ID: 350593

Location: Lanchester, County Durham, DH7

County: County Durham

Civil Parish: Lanchester

Built-Up Area: Lanchester

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham

Church of England Parish: Lanchester and Burnhope

Church of England Diocese: Durham

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Listing Text

LANCHESTER FRONT STREET
NZ 1647 (North side)
Lanchester

13/86 No. 27 and Lanchester
Post Office
4.8.75 (No 27)
GV II

House and shop. Dated 1788. Painted thinly-rendered coursed sandstone with
quoins and painted ashlar dressings; stone-flagged roof with ashlar and brick
chimneys. 2 storeys, 3 bays. Tooled flat stone surrounds to flushed house
door at right of first bay and in central shop door at right. Similar surrounds
to left shop window and to late C19 sashes in first bay, on first floor in
third bay, and to trompe-l'oeil 12-pane sash window it centre of first floor.
Shop window in right end bay has narrow wood pilasters and plain wood fascia.
End chimneys.

Inscription in lintel of door to house: Mary and Sarah Brown 1788.


Listing NGR: NZ1652547582

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