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The Post Office

A Grade II Listed Building in Rampisham, Dorset

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Latitude: 50.8193 / 50°49'9"N

Longitude: -2.623 / 2°37'22"W

OS Eastings: 356211

OS Northings: 102377

OS Grid: ST562023

Mapcode National: GBR MP.XP9G

Mapcode Global: FRA 56DX.V9N

Entry Name: The Post Office

Listing Date: 19 November 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1304576

English Heritage Legacy ID: 105464

Location: Rampisham, West Dorset, Dorset, DT2

County: Dorset

District: West Dorset

Civil Parish: Rampisham

Traditional County: Dorset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset

Church of England Parish: Rampisham St Michael and All Angels

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text


3/139 The Post Office


Detached Cottage, formerly two, now Post Office. Early C18,
with C20 refenestration in mainly original openings. Rubble-
stone and chalk-block walls, painted. Thatch roof, hipped at
both ends. Brick stacks at left ridge and right of centre.
1½ storeys. 4 windows, 3-light C20 metal casements, with
glazing-bars, 2-light dormers over. Front door, right of
centre, plank, C19. Substantial brick porch, painted, with
hipped thatch roof over, C19. Plank door, left of centre,
with wood lintel over. Plank-doors to 'carriage-entrance'
at left hand end.

(RCHM Dorset I, p192(8))

Listing NGR: ST5621102377

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