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Latitude: 53.1652 / 53°9'54"N
Longitude: -2.8075 / 2°48'26"W
OS Eastings: 346114
OS Northings: 363428
OS Grid: SJ461634
Mapcode National: GBR 7F.4NJK
Mapcode Global: WH88G.VP9T
Entry Name: The Old Post Office Cottage
Listing Date: 30 January 1985
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1130612
English Heritage Legacy ID: 55534
Location: Waverton, Cheshire West and Chester, CH3
County: Cheshire West and Chester
Civil Parish: Waverton
Traditional County: Cheshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire
Church of England Parish: Waverton St Peter
Church of England Diocese: Chester
SJ 46 SE WAVERTON C.P. THE VILLAGE
2/24 The Old Post Office
Formerly cottage and shippon, now cottage: early C18, extended late
C18 with late C19 porch and rear extension. Rendered brick, original
house thatched, extensions with Welsh slate roof. 1 gable brick
chimney. 2-room plan with former shippon and hayloft added later.
2-storey, 4-bay front. Buttress at right end and plain band at 1st
floor. 2 and 3-light wooden casements, the upper ones swept over by
the thatch. Brick gabled porch with tile roof and exposed pegged
truss. Door under segmental brick head behind.
Interior: Entry into lobby. To left room a heavy chamfered beam
with tongue stop and flat inglenook fireplace. Central winder
staircase leads to bedroom with heavy exposed purlins. Tethering post
and exposed beams and joists survive in 2-stall shippon.
Listing NGR: SJ4611463428
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