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Old Post Office

A Grade II Listed Building in Withycombe, Somerset

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Latitude: 51.1624 / 51°9'44"N

Longitude: -3.4104 / 3°24'37"W

OS Eastings: 301473

OS Northings: 141300

OS Grid: ST014413

Mapcode National: GBR LM.71TF

Mapcode Global: VH6GT.T1XP

Entry Name: Old Post Office

Listing Date: 22 May 1969

Last Amended: 5 June 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1057312

English Heritage Legacy ID: 265397

Location: Withycombe, West Somerset, Somerset, TA24

County: Somerset

District: West Somerset

Civil Parish: Withycombe

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text


8/114 Old Post Office
(formerly listed as Post Office)



Cottage, probably with adjoining barn, subsequently altered to single dwelling and at one time the Post Office. C17,
altered early C19. Rendered entrance front, colour washed random rubble right return fronting road, thatched roof,
hipped barn wing, brick stack to right of entrance. L-plan, probably 2 cell and cross passage with barn wing at rear,
all under one roof. Entrance front, 2 storeys, 3 bays; first floor early C19 leaded iron casements, 3-light dormer in
outer bays rising from below eaves, central 2-light dormers set below eaves, ground floor renewed 3-light casements,
central plank door with clay tile pentice porch on shaped brackets. Right return, first floor 2 windows end right only,
2-light iron casement with 3-light moulded mullioned window beyond ground floor lit only end bay left with 3-light
ovolo moulded mullioned casement. Rear elevation lit with late C20 casements, attached wing beyond. Interior not seen.
(Photograph in NMR).

Listing NGR: ST0147341300

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

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