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Old Post Cottage and Mounting Block

A Grade II Listed Building in Dunsford, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.69 / 50°41'24"N

Longitude: -3.6822 / 3°40'55"W

OS Eastings: 281272

OS Northings: 89168

OS Grid: SX812891

Mapcode National: GBR QM.8TZB

Mapcode Global: FRA 3758.38Y

Entry Name: Old Post Cottage and Mounting Block

Listing Date: 11 November 1952

Last Amended: 4 September 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1215068

English Heritage Legacy ID: 400090

Location: Dunsford, Teignbridge, Devon, EX6

County: Devon

District: Teignbridge

Civil Parish: Dunsford

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Dunsford St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

DUNSFORD REEDY HILL, (south side), Dunsford
SX 88 NW

6/54 0ld Post Cottage and mounting block
(formerly listed as Post Cottage)

11.11.52

GV II

House, formerly 1 property with the Post Office (qv). The 2 properties are said to
have been a farmhouse, 'Chubbs Farm', in the centre of the village. Probably C17.
Whitewashed rendered cob on stone rubble footings, right gable end large blocks of
dressed coursed granite with a coped gable. Thatched roof gabled at ends, massive
right gable end granite stack of large finely-dressed coursed blocks with 5 coped
set-offs and a late C20 rectangular shaft.
It seems likely that the present property was the service end of a large farmhouse,
the right-hand room being a C17 kitchen.
2 storeys. Irregular 3-window front with a C20 front door on front at left with a
gabled porch canopy, 2 first floor, 2 ground floor 2-light casements with glazing
bars, first floor window left has a wooden plaque painted "Cheese Window" which is
obviously not in situ.


Listing NGR: SX8127389163

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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