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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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Coordinates

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

WIGMORE CP BROAD STREET (west side)
SO 4068 - 4168
9/57 The Old Post Office
and adjoining outbuildings
GV II
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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