History in Structure

This site is entirely user-supported. See how you can help.

Post Office and House Adjoining to East

A Grade II Listed Building in Downham, Lancashire

Approximate Location Map
Large Map »
Street View
Contributor Photos »

Street View is the best available vantage point looking, if possible, towards the location of the building. In some locations, Street View may not give a view of the actual building, or may not be available at all. Where it is not available, the satellite view is shown instead.

Coordinates

Latitude: 53.8944 / 53°53'39"N

Longitude: -2.3287 / 2°19'43"W

OS Eastings: 378495

OS Northings: 444298

OS Grid: SD784442

Mapcode National: GBR DR5D.MP

Mapcode Global: WH96C.6CBT

Entry Name: Post Office and House Adjoining to East

Listing Date: 13 February 1967

Last Amended: 27 April 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1362331

English Heritage Legacy ID: 183338

Location: Downham, Ribble Valley, Lancashire, BB7

County: Lancashire

District: Ribble Valley

Civil Parish: Downham

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire

Church of England Parish: Downham St Leonard

Church of England Diocese: Blackburn

Find accommodation in
Sawley

Listing Text

SD 78 44 DOWNHAM DOWNHAM VILLAGE

13/19 Post Office and house adjoining to east
13.2.1967 (formerly listed as post office)

GV II

Shop and house, said to be c,191O. Rubble, mainly limestone, with sandstone
dressings and slate roof. 2 storeys. The left-hand side of the west wall
projects forwards as an outshut and has a large shop window with plain
stone surround and a relieving arch over. The door, in the right-hand
return wall of the outshut, has a plain stone surround and an open timber
porch. To the right is a sashed window with glazing bars and plain stone
surround. Adjoining to the right, at 45° across the corner of the building,
is a similar window, with a 3rd window adjoining on the south (gable) wall.
Above the middle window corbels carry the corner of the building. The
south wall has, on the 1st floor, a tripartite sashed window with glazing
bars, a plain stone surround, and square mullions. Above is a blank niche
with plain stone surround and semi-circular head. To the right on the
ground floor is a door with plain stone surround, external stone steps,
and an open timber porch. The gable has a coping with left-hand kneeler,
and a ball finial at the apex. Adjoining to the east is a further part
of the building, which projects forwards and has, on each floor, a
tripartite sashed window with glazing bars, plain stone surround, and
square mullions. To the right on the ground floor is a sashed window
with glazing bars and plain stone surround. Beyond to the right is a
single-storey outshut with a similar window, and a door with plain stone
surround to its left.


Listing NGR: SD7849544298

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

Other nearby listed buildings

BritishListedBuildings.co.uk is an independent online resource and is not associated with any government department. All government data published here is used under licence. Please do not contact BritishListedBuildings.co.uk for any queries related to any individual listed building, planning permission related to listed buildings or the listing process itself.

British Listed Buildings is a Good Stuff website.