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The Old Post Office

A Grade II Listed Building in Alstonefield, Staffordshire

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Latitude: 53.0971 / 53°5'49"N

Longitude: -1.8056 / 1°48'20"W

OS Eastings: 413114

OS Northings: 355556

OS Grid: SK131555

Mapcode National: GBR 47N.SCY

Mapcode Global: WHCDR.7FF2

Entry Name: The Old Post Office

Listing Date: 15 March 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1038196

English Heritage Legacy ID: 274361

Location: Alstonefield, Staffordshire Moorlands, Staffordshire, DE6

County: Staffordshire

District: Staffordshire Moorlands

Civil Parish: Alstonefield

Traditional County: Staffordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Staffordshire

Church of England Parish: Alstonfield St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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Listing Text


9/8 The Old Post Office


Terraced row of houses, now shops. Late C18. Coursed limestone
rubble; clay tile roofs with raised coped verges on kneelers; course
rubble integral end stacks. 2 storeys. In 3 parts. Left hand part:
(The Post Office) has 2:1 windows; right hand window in canted section
linking to central part; plain raised surrounds; larger ground floor
window to right (original shop window); left hand ground floor
window inserted into former doorway; glazing bar sashes to ground floor,
plate glass sashes to first floor left and right, fixed light to first
floor centre; double leaved, half glazed door to right with raised plaster
quoins. Centre part: 2-light plate glass casements to first floor; 3
glazing bar casements to ground floor, that to left of centre occupying
place of one of a former pair of matched doorways; plaster surrounds to both
windows and doorways; continuous moulded cornice hood to doors; oval
plaque to first floor centre with inscription: "J. HAMBLETON/MERCER
AND GROCER / Dealer inCoffee, Tea, Tobacco & Snuff". Right hand part:
Slightly recessed; one small casement window; C20 door to ground floor.

Listing NGR: SK1311455556

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

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