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The Post Office

A Grade II Listed Building in Wigmore, County of Herefordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.3158 / 52°18'56"N

Longitude: -2.8609 / 2°51'39"W

OS Eastings: 341413

OS Northings: 268976

OS Grid: SO414689

Mapcode National: GBR BD.W6C5

Mapcode Global: VH76Z.C2F2

Entry Name: The Post Office

Listing Date: 11 June 1959

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1349892

English Heritage Legacy ID: 150230

Location: Wigmore, County of Herefordshire, HR6

County: County of Herefordshire

Civil Parish: Wigmore

Built-Up Area: Wigmore

Traditional County: Herefordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Herefordshire

Church of England Parish: Wigmore Abbey

Church of England Diocese: Hereford

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Listing Text

WIGMORE CP BROAD STREET (east side)
SO 4068 - 4168
9/51 The Post Office
11.6.59
GV II
Farmhouse, now post office and house. C17, refronted in early C18 with
further mid-C19 alterations. Timber-framed with rendered and painted brick
infill on rubble base, partly roughcast and refaced in painted handmade
brick with slate roofs and central brick ridge stack. L-plan, main range
aligned north/south of two framed bays with central chimney bay forming
lobby entrance; wing of probably one framed bay adjoins to north-east.
Two storeys and attic with three-course band between main storeys in front
elevation. Framing: main range has four rows of square panels from sill to
wall-plate and there is a long straight lower corner brace exposed at the
left end. Collar and tie-beam truss with two struts to collar, two raking
struts in lower corners and V-strut above collar. Rear wing has three rows
of square panels from sill to wall-plate. West front elevation: outer bays
have C19 casements of three lights; ground floor casements have transoms
and cambered heads. Central first floor blind C18 cross-casement. Central
entrance has a flat canopy on wrought iron brackets, a moulded architrave and
a partly-glazed six-panelled C19 door. Attic light in left gable end. There
is also a C19 wing to the rear right of the building.


Listing NGR: SO4141468974

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