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The Old Post Office and Holland Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Clunbury, Shropshire

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Latitude: 52.4196 / 52°25'10"N

Longitude: -2.9269 / 2°55'36"W

OS Eastings: 337060

OS Northings: 280585

OS Grid: SO370805

Mapcode National: GBR B9.NN2Q

Mapcode Global: VH76C.7F0Z

Entry Name: The Old Post Office and Holland Cottage

Listing Date: 28 May 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1055001

English Heritage Legacy ID: 257556

Location: Clunbury, Shropshire, SY7

County: Shropshire

Civil Parish: Clunbury

Traditional County: Shropshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

Church of England Parish: Clunbury with Clunton

Church of England Diocese: Hereford

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Listing Text

SO 38 SE; 4/51

The Old Post Office and Holland Cottage



House, now divided into two. Mid-C17 with later additions and alterations.
Timber-framed with rendered infill on rendered rubblestone plinth; slate
roof with ornamental cresting, carved bargeboards and shaped finials.
Original plan apparently of three framed bays with short end bay added in late
C17. One storey and attic. Framing: square panels, three from cill to wall
plate with a long straight tension brace to front left corner. C19
casements throughout including to canted bays to far left and immediately
to right of roughly central 4-panel door (top panels now glazed). Gable
to left of centre has 3-light casement on each floor; another 3-light
casement to far right. Three late C19 gabled dormers in bottom of roof slope,
one to left and two to right of gable, that furthest to right with leaded
casement. Internal red brick end stack with toothed capping to left.
Painted rubblestone cladding to right gable end, which has principal rafters
of original roof exposed. INTERIOR: far right (Holland Cottage) only
inspected. This has original end wall visible (square panels with
collar and tie-beam truss), showing that end bay is an addition.

Listing NGR: SO3706080585

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

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