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The Old Post Office and Adjoining Outbuildings

A Grade II Listed Building in Wigmore, County of Herefordshire

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Latitude: 52.3158 / 52°18'56"N

Longitude: -2.8612 / 2°51'40"W

OS Eastings: 341392

OS Northings: 268985

OS Grid: SO413689

Mapcode National: GBR BD.W68Y

Mapcode Global: VH76Z.C280

Entry Name: The Old Post Office and Adjoining Outbuildings

Listing Date: 11 May 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1349893

English Heritage Legacy ID: 150236

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

SO 4068 - 4168
9/57 The Old Post Office
and adjoining outbuildings
House, formerly divided into two dwellings and later used as post office,
with adjoining out building, now store. Late C16, altered mid-C19 and
mid-C20. Timber-framed, roughcast with slate roof and central brick ridge
stack. Four framed bays aligned north/south with large central chimney and
also external rubble chimney with rebuilt brick stack to rear of northern-
most bay. Two storeys. Framing not visible externally. East front elevation:
there are two 3-light casements and a square window on the ground floor, and
four 2-light casements on the first floor. Main central entrance with partly
glazed door. There is a C20 single-storey addition to rear left. Interior:
framing appears to be largely intact and of substantial timber. Probably
three panels from sill to wall-plate originally. Roof has been raised but
trusses survive and are of collar and tie-beam type with three struts, the
outer ones are raking. Some stop-chamfered main ceiling beams, chamfers
have bar straps in northernmost bay. The third bay from the south end has
a doorway with a Tudor-arched head. Outbuilding adjoins north end and is
timber-framed, partly roughcast with some weatherboarding and corrugated
metal cladding, and a slate roof. Single framed bay: Two levels. Framing:
one row of panelling, exposed at eaves level to front. East elevation: there
is a square window and a door and above, a loft opening.

Listing NGR: SO4139368986

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