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Post Office, Number 26 and Number 27

A Grade II Listed Building in Tinwell, Rutland

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Latitude: 52.6459 / 52°38'45"N

Longitude: -0.5155 / 0°30'55"W

OS Eastings: 500534

OS Northings: 306383

OS Grid: TF005063

Mapcode National: GBR FVX.2GV

Mapcode Global: WHGLX.1RSG

Entry Name: Post Office, Number 26 and Number 27

Listing Date: 17 December 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1073781

English Heritage Legacy ID: 187261

Location: Tinwell, Rutland, PE9

County: Rutland

Civil Parish: Tinwell

Traditional County: Rutland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Rutland

Church of England Parish: Tinwell All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Peterborough

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Listing Text

Post Office, No. 26 and
No. 27

Post Office (originally forge) and cottages, dated 1848, of coursed squared stone
with steeply pitched Collyweston stone slate roof and moulded stone ridge stacks.
Consciously picturesque. 1½ storeys, 4 window range, 1-2-1, coped gabled
projections with decorative kneelers to either end, that to the left with 4-centred,
arched entrance within colossal carved horseshoe, and 2-light casement window and
blank shield above, that to the right with 3-light mullioned and transomed window to
ground floor with hood mould in form of giant ribbon, and 2-light casement window
and shield with Exeter logo above. The 2 projections are linked by an arcade of
4-centred arches, stepped up in the centre to incorporate datestone. Entrance to
No. 26 within 2 steeply-pitched gabled dormers above. Arched entrance to No. 27
within one-storey gabled projection to north. North front has 2-storey projection
with datestone. One-storey projection to south has massive stack to rear, plank
door in plain architrave, and shutttered 2-light window.

Listing NGR: TF0053406383

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

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