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The Old Post House

A Grade II Listed Building in Arborfield Cross, Wokingham

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Latitude: 51.3967 / 51°23'48"N

Longitude: -0.9058 / 0°54'20"W

OS Eastings: 476218

OS Northings: 166972

OS Grid: SU762669

Mapcode National: GBR C6H.CT5

Mapcode Global: VHDX7.75Z4

Entry Name: The Old Post House

Listing Date: 29 April 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1135997

English Heritage Legacy ID: 41420

Location: Arborfield and Newland, Wokingham, RG2

County: Wokingham

Civil Parish: Arborfield and Newland

Built-Up Area: Arborfield Cross

Traditional County: Berkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Berkshire

Church of England Parish: Arborfield

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

SU 76 NE Arborfield Road
(east side)

9/19 The Old Post House


Hall house, now cottage. C15 altered C20. Timber frame with painted brick
infilling, old tile gabled roof. Rectangular plan of 4 framed bays. 2
storeys. Rectangular chimney stack with diagonal pilasters to left of
ridge centre. Scattered C19 leaded casement windows. Original 4-centred
moulded door frame facing road but now enclosed in C20 hipped lean-to
porch facing road. Interior:- contains a very fine timber frame,
redundant crown post roof, long curved windbraces and large C17 inglenook
chimney inserted in former screens passage, service end on left.
Carpenters marks in correct sequence, scribed with a race tool with a
circular symbol which is unusual for Berkshire.

Listing NGR: SU7621866972

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

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