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Latitude: 50.9735 / 50°58'24"N
Longitude: -3.4245 / 3°25'28"W
OS Eastings: 300079
OS Northings: 120313
OS Grid: ST000203
Mapcode National: GBR LL.LXZR
Mapcode Global: FRA 36QJ.TYQ
Entry Name: The Post Office
Listing Date: 7 December 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1106925
English Heritage Legacy ID: 96741
Location: Huntsham, Mid Devon, Devon, EX16
District: Mid Devon
Civil Parish: Huntsham
Traditional County: Devon
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon
Church of England Parish: Huntsham All Saints
Church of England Diocese: Exeter
SIT 02 SW HUNTSHAM HUNTSHAM
7/98 The Post Office
Post Office. Probably late C19/early C20. Stone rubble with a deep slate roof with
crested ridge tiles, pyramidal ends and a pyramidal roof to the centre bay; brick
stack in centre.
Plan: Symmetrical T plan cottage ornh with a projecting polygonal bay in the centre,
polygonal ends and a central entrance. C20 flat-roofed single-storey rear right
Exterior: Single storey and attic, the design-taking advantage of a corner site in
the centre of the village. The polygonal bay of timber stud and infil construction
has a central front door flanked on either side by 3 1-light iron casements complete
with diamond iron glazing bars; gabled dormer above front door with similar widnows.
The polygonal ends of the stone block have similar 3-light windows with 1-light
windows in the angles and gabled dormers. The rear elevation has 2 gabled dormers, a
central rear door and a rear left recess.
It is not clear whether this is a purpose-built village post office or adapted from a
pair of estate cottages.
A crucially-sited building in the centre of the village.
Listing NGR: ST0007920313
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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