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The Old Post Office

A Grade II Listed Building in Helmingham, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.1688 / 52°10'7"N

Longitude: 1.1977 / 1°11'51"E

OS Eastings: 618772

OS Northings: 257108

OS Grid: TM187571

Mapcode National: GBR VMQ.X7P

Mapcode Global: VHLB7.QR17

Entry Name: The Old Post Office

Listing Date: 16 January 1995

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1051971

English Heritage Legacy ID: 361680

Location: Helmingham, Mid Suffolk, Suffolk, IP14

County: Suffolk

District: Mid Suffolk

Civil Parish: Helmingham

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Helmingham St Mary

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Listing Text

4/10014 The Old Post Office


Post Office, now house. c1840, perhaps to the designs of Anthony Salvin,
who was active at Helmingham Hall (qv) in c1841. Brick in Flemish bond with
moulded brick stack between second and third range. Pantile roofs with swept
eaves and ornamental vergeboards to gables on returns and trio of gabled
dormers. Two storeys with outshut to the rear. Segmental arched windows with
casements of original design flanking entrance which is set under a gabled
canopy porch. Secondary stacks to corner of left. Picturesque style combining
vernacular forms with those from the 'cottage orne' tradition. Cottages 3-8,
15-20, the Old Post Office near the cross roads, and the Old Forge form a

Listing NGR: TM1877257108

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