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Post Office

A Grade II Listed Building in Preston, Dorset

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Latitude: 50.6466 / 50°38'47"N

Longitude: -2.4195 / 2°25'10"W

OS Eastings: 370435

OS Northings: 83069

OS Grid: SY704830

Mapcode National: GBR PZ.H0Q2

Mapcode Global: FRA 57TC.H6W

Entry Name: Post Office

Listing Date: 14 June 1974

Last Amended: 22 December 1997

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1096712

English Heritage Legacy ID: 467817

Location: Weymouth and Portland, Dorset, DT3

County: Dorset

District: Weymouth and Portland

Electoral Ward/Division: Preston

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Weymouth

Traditional County: Dorset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset

Church of England Parish: Preston with Sutton Poyntz St Andrew

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text


SY7083 PRESTON ROAD, Preston
873-1/9/477 (South side)
14/06/74 No.224
Post Office
(Formerly Listed as:


Detached house, set gable to the road. Dated 1747. Rubble,
thatch roof. 2-room central-entry plan.
The main front, facing W is 2 storeys, 2 windows; 2- and
3-light small-pane wood casements with central part-glazed
door under a small gable hood. Above the door a panel
inscribed I/RM/1747/May 29. The gable to the road is plain,
with a door to the right, and there are small brick gable
stacks. The rear has a 2-light casement at each level, far
left. Attached to the rear, parallel with the road, is a
single-storey gabled range, a former workshop, with corrugated
roof and rubble walls with a small single and a larger 6-pane
fixed light , to the left of a wide pair of doors under a deep
boarded lintel.
INTERIOR: not inspected.
One of a compact group of early houses in this part of the
(RCHME: Dorset, South-East: London: 1970-: 362).

Listing NGR: SY7043583069

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