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The Old Post Office Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Waverton, Cheshire West and Chester

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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

Plus Code: 9C5V558V+32

Entry Name: The Old Post Office Cottage

Listing Date: 30 January 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1130612

English Heritage Legacy ID: 55534

ID on this website: 101130612

Location: Cheshire West and Chester, Cheshire, 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

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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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