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No. 2 (Post Office) and No. 4 (Elmend)

A Grade II Listed Building in Leonard Stanley, Gloucestershire

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Latitude: 51.7298 / 51°43'47"N

Longitude: -2.29 / 2°17'24"W

OS Eastings: 380066

OS Northings: 203494

OS Grid: SO800034

Mapcode National: GBR 0LB.HTW

Mapcode Global: VH94X.8S69

Entry Name: No. 2 (Post Office) and No. 4 (Elmend)

Listing Date: 24 February 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1090739

English Heritage Legacy ID: 131951

Location: Leonard Stanley, Stroud, Gloucestershire, GL10

County: Gloucestershire

District: Stroud

Civil Parish: Leonard Stanley

Built-Up Area: Stroud

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Leonard Stanley

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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Listing Text

(north side)

12/77 No 2 (Post Office) and No 4


Two houses. Early Cl7; additions of 1635 and later Cl?; early
C19 alterations. Coursed rubble limestone; timber framing with
brick and rendered infill; ashlar chimneys rebuilt in brick;
shingle roof, plain tile to part of Elmend. Two-storey with attic
and cellar; long single-storey with attic range on north side to
form T-plan. C20 shop and rear addition to Elmend are not of
special interest. Front: gable to early C17 house and full
chimney gable on east side. Single-window fenestration: 2-light
mullioned casement with badly weathered surround to cellar, 2-light
with round-arched heads to ground and upper floors, 2-light
recessed cavetto mullioned with hoodmould to attic. Shaped C19
barge board. Former 2-light casement on west side altered to form
doorway. Front wall of Elmend to left is C20 rebuilding with
raised roof pitch. Rear: timber framing of range exposed with
variety of framing types. Earliest part to left is side of
formerly jettied east end with diagonal bracing to top panels.
Extended c1635 to form rear wing of front block. Further later C17
extension to right in small framing, now part of Elmend. Scattered
casements; single raking roof dormer to Post Office. Two ridge-
mounted chimneys at junction with front block, left dated M C 1635.
East gable end: rubble to ground floor, plaster carried over
timber framed gable above. C19 and C20 casements. Shaped barge

Listing NGR: SO8006603494

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