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The Old Post Office

A Grade II Listed Building in Smeeton Westerby, Leicestershire

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Latitude: 52.5302 / 52°31'48"N

Longitude: -0.999 / 0°59'56"W

OS Eastings: 468002

OS Northings: 292950

OS Grid: SP680929

Mapcode National: GBR 9QB.68L

Mapcode Global: VHDQK.MNQQ

Entry Name: The Old Post Office

Listing Date: 9 March 1989

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1360742

English Heritage Legacy ID: 191382

Location: Smeeton Westerby, Harborough, Leicestershire, LE8

County: Leicestershire

District: Harborough

Civil Parish: Smeeton Westerby

Built-Up Area: Smeeton Westerby

Traditional County: Leicestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Leicestershire

Church of England Parish: Smeeton Westerby Christ Church

Church of England Diocese: Leicester

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Listing Text

(east side)

1/57 No 32, The Old Post Office

- II

House. C18, with C20 additions. Brick and ironstone. Graded Swithland slate
roof with gable stacks and ridge stack. West front: 2 storeys, 4 bays. Rubble-
stone plinth with brick set-offs in 2 bays to right of doorway. Moulded eaves
cornice in these 2 bays, unmoulded in 2 bays to left. Off-centre doorway with
frame with brackets, and 4-panel door. To left, a 3-light sliding sash with
cambered arch. To right similar windows, with gauged brick cambered arches.
Below, in the 4th bay to right part of a segmental arch cellar window opening in
plinth. Above, three 2-light sliding sashes. Adjoining to south, a 2-storey C20
range with 2 reset tiles in its west gable end wall, both inscribed; the lower: IC
Sep 24, 1731. The one above: I*B 1731.

Listing NGR: SP6800292950

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