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The Post House

A Grade II Listed Building in Faulkbourne, Essex

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Latitude: 51.8245 / 51°49'28"N

Longitude: 0.6049 / 0°36'17"E

OS Eastings: 579615

OS Northings: 217197

OS Grid: TL796171

Mapcode National: GBR QKW.HS1

Mapcode Global: VHJJR.FDNN

Plus Code: 9F32RJF3+RX

Entry Name: The Post House

Listing Date: 13 March 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1123423

English Heritage Legacy ID: 115389

Location: Faulkbourne, Braintree, Essex, CM8

County: Essex

District: Braintree

Civil Parish: Faulkbourne

Traditional County: Essex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex

Church of England Parish: Faulkbourne St Germanus

Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford

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TL 71 NE

The Post House


Cottage. C17, altered in C19. Timber framed, plastered, roofed with handmade red clay tiles. Three bays facing south east with axial stack at left end. C19 one-bay extension to left, C19 single-storey extension to right. Two storeys. South east elevation, three C20 casements and one small C19 casement on ground floor, two C20 casements on first floor. Two half-glazed doors. South west gable end (towards road) one C19 horizontal sash of sixteen lights on first floor, no aperture on ground floor.

In right ground floor room of main building, chamfered axial beam with lamb's tongue stops, and plain joists of vertical section. In left ground floor room of main building, chamfered transverse beam and chamfered joists of horizontal section, both with lamb's tongue stops. Large wood-burning hearth facing to right, much altered in C20. Primary straight bracing.

Formerly the Post Office. RCHM 10.

Listing NGR: TL7961517197

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