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Post Office and Stores

A Grade II Listed Building in Corfe Castle, Dorset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.6162 / 50°36'58"N

Longitude: -2.0633 / 2°3'47"W

OS Eastings: 395616

OS Northings: 79612

OS Grid: SY956796

Mapcode National: GBR 33V.75Y

Mapcode Global: FRA 67KF.XML

Entry Name: Post Office and Stores

Listing Date: 10 March 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1323100

English Heritage Legacy ID: 109338

Location: Corfe Castle, Purbeck, Dorset, BH20

County: Dorset

District: Purbeck

Civil Parish: Corfe Castle

Traditional County: Dorset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset

Church of England Parish: Kingston St James

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text

CORFE CASTLE WEST STREET, KINGSTON
SY 95 79
(North side)
6/185 Nos. 16 (Post office and
Stores) and 18
GV II
Pair of houses, part used as shop. Probably mid-C19. Coursed rubble stone walls,
stone slate roofs. Ashlar stacks with moulded caps - one later brick stack at rear.
One storey and attic. 2 projecting gabled wings. No. 16 consists of centre
section and right projecting wing. In centre section, ledged door under stone
slate pentice on shaped timber brackets. Ground floor has one casement with centre
horizontal glazing bar under flat vermiculated stone arch. Attic has one gabled
dormer with similar casement. In right gable, ground floor has a canted bay shop
window with similar casements, under hipped stone slate roof with moulded timber
cornice. Attic has one similar casement under flat vermiculated stone arch. Shop
entrance in right end wall, under open timber porch with stone slate roof. No. 18
has, in left gable, one casement with horizontal centre bar under flat vermiculated
stone arch on each floor. Left of the gable a range parallel to road has a ledged
door under stone slate pentice on timber brackets. Included for group value.


Listing NGR: SY9561279616

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