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Post Office

A Grade II Listed Building in Wallington Demesne, Northumberland

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Latitude: 55.1653 / 55°9'55"N

Longitude: -1.9598 / 1°57'35"W

OS Eastings: 402656

OS Northings: 585668

OS Grid: NZ026856

Mapcode National: GBR G8RQ.H5

Mapcode Global: WHB1G.VFXJ

Entry Name: Post Office

Listing Date: 30 January 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1370670

English Heritage Legacy ID: 238427

Location: Wallington Demesne, Northumberland, NE61

County: Northumberland

Civil Parish: Wallington Demesne

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland

Church of England Parish: Cambo Holy Trinity

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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Listing Text

NZ 0285
18/179 Post Office
House of bastle character, C16, converted into shop 1818, minor alterations
c.1880. Heavy rubble with large quoins, tooled dressings; stone slate roof.
3 storeys, 2 wide bays. Central double doors; shop front at left has central
12-pane sash between 4-pane sashes, lintel inscribed J.T. (John Trevelyan) 1818;
12-pane sash at right. 1st floor: late C19 sash in left bay with remains of
original door to right; renewed 12-pane sash in right bay; small 4-pane casements
on 2nd floor. Gables with moulded kneelers and overlapped slab coping, stepped
and corniced end stacks. Left return has small window, blocked square window in
chamfered surround above and 16-pane sash to 2nd floor. Rear wing in 2 sections;
Mid C18 3-storey part (heightened in 1818) has Yorkshire sash set in blocked
doorway with chamfered surround, inserted C19 sash above, similar gable. 2-storey
part (heightened c.1880) has Yorkshire sashes and similar gable carrying small
stepped and corniced stack. Single-storey range to left not of interest.

Interior altered, walls c.1.3 metres thick. The building, although apparently
a bastle rather than a tower, appears to have been 3-storeyed from the first.

Listing NGR: NZ0265685668

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