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The Post Office

A Grade II Listed Building in Bow, Devon

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Latitude: 50.8012 / 50°48'4"N

Longitude: -3.8162 / 3°48'58"W

OS Eastings: 272108

OS Northings: 101756

OS Grid: SS721017

Mapcode National: GBR L2.YT6V

Mapcode Global: FRA 26WZ.C2T

Plus Code: 9C2RR52M+FG

Entry Name: The Post Office

Listing Date: 20 November 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1107016

English Heritage Legacy ID: 96544

Location: Bow, Mid Devon, Devon, EX17

County: Devon

District: Mid Devon

Civil Parish: Bow

Built-Up Area: Bow

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Bow (or Nymet Tracey) with Broad Nymet

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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BOW (south side)

The Post Office



House and Post Office, formerly two cottages. Late C19. Plastered cob or rubble; probably rubble stacks are now disused; slate roof.

Pair of adjoining double depth cottages each comprising one front and rear rooms. The right former cottage has Post Office to front with cross passage to stairs on left side. Left former cottage no longer has front door. Two storeys. Right cottage has a two-window front. The ground floor comprises a late C19 two-bay shop front with remains of early C20 glazing pattern and central doorway. It is flanked by panelled pilasters and has moulded entablature over. To left is late C19 panelled and part-glazed door - the glazing with margin panes of coloured glass. The overlight has a single glazing bar. First floor has horned sashes with glazing bars with moulded timber architraves. Above is a late C19 timber eaves cornice with shaped brackets and front vallance. Left cottage has one first floor and two ground floor horned sashes with glazing bars. Right of ground floor windows is thought to block original doorway. The roof over each former cottage is differently pitched.

Interior not inspected.

This entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 22 January 2019.

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