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The Old Post House

A Grade II Listed Building in Swineshead, Bedford

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Latitude: 52.28 / 52°16'47"N

Longitude: -0.4498 / 0°26'59"W

OS Eastings: 505850

OS Northings: 265780

OS Grid: TL058657

Mapcode National: GBR G0G.13G

Mapcode Global: VHFPH.5Y1J

Entry Name: The Old Post House

Listing Date: 13 July 1964

Last Amended: 12 August 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1114835

English Heritage Legacy ID: 36333

Location: Swineshead, Bedford, MK44

County: Bedford

Civil Parish: Swineshead

Traditional County: Bedfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Bedfordshire

Church of England Parish: Swineshead

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Listing Text


9/200 The Old Post House
(formerly listed as Post Office)

House. C16. Colour washed plaster over timber frame, some frame exposed. Old
clay tile roof. T-plan, hall gable end to road. One storey and attics, 2 storeyed
cross-wing. Main block north bay has half hipped roof on slightly lower level with
red brick ridge stack at divide. Red brick central ridge stack to cross-wing.
West elevation: one 2-light horizontal sash, 3 casements of 2, one and 3-lights.
Gabled dormer with 2-light horizontal sash. Cross-wing has 2-light horizontal sash
to each floor. North gable end: one 2-light horizontal sash to each floor. East
elevation: 2-light horizontal sashes to cross-wing, to main block ground floor and
gabled dormer. Front door in north bay. C20 lean-to extension to south end.

Listing NGR: TL0585065780

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

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