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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: -3.8164 / 3°48'59"W

OS Eastings: 272096

OS Northings: 101755

OS Grid: SS720017

Mapcode National: GBR L2.YT5K

Mapcode Global: FRA 26WZ.C0M

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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Listing Text

BOW BOW (south side)
SS 70 SW
2/31 The Post Office

House and Post Office, formerly 2 cottages. Late C19. Plastered cob or rubble;
probably rubble stacks are now disused; slate roof. Pair of adjoining double depth
cottages each comprising 1 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. 2 storeys. Right cottage has a 2-window front. The ground
floor comprises a late C19 2-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 1 first floor and 2 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.

Listing NGR: SS7209601755

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

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