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Ye Old Post Office and House Attached to East

A Grade II Listed Building in Grampound, Cornwall

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Latitude: 50.2987 / 50°17'55"N

Longitude: -4.9004 / 4°54'1"W

OS Eastings: 193530

OS Northings: 48333

OS Grid: SW935483

Mapcode National: GBR ZR.361M

Mapcode Global: FRA 08M7.NPN

Plus Code: 9C2Q73XX+FR

Entry Name: Ye Old Post Office and House Attached to East

Listing Date: 20 December 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1136342

English Heritage Legacy ID: 71377

Location: Grampound with Creed, Cornwall, TR2

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: Grampound with Creed

Built-Up Area: Grampound

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: Grampound with Creed

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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GRAMPOUND FORE STREET (north side), Grampound
SW 9248-9348 WITH CREED
7/35 Ye Old Post Office and house
- attached to east


Pair of attached houses, probably originally one house. Probably C18 with C19 and
C20 alterations. Rendered stone rubble. Slate roof with ridge tiles and gable ends.
Rear slope in scantle slate. Gable end stacks with brick shafts.
Plan: The original plan is not clear; the house may have been a 2-room plan, divided
as two houses with one room to left (Ye Old Post Office) and one house to right. The
house to right appears to be of one-room plan, heated from the gable end stack to
right. The house to left has one room to left heated from the gable end stack to
left and an addition to front of circa mid C19. Ye Old Post Office has a rear
service wing of one-room plan, probably of circa late C19 and the house attached to
right has a smaller service wing to rear, also of one-room plan.
Exterior: 2 storeys, asymmetrical 3 window front. Ye Old Post Office has single
storey addition to front left, with C19 16-pane sash and porch with glazed front and
hipped glazed roof, 18 panes to front; C20 half-glazed door at the right side. There
is a half-glazed door to right. At first floor two C19 2-light 8-pane casements.
The house to right has C20 glazed door and C19 3-light 10-pane casement at ground
floor. At first floor there is a C19 2-light 8-pane casement. At the rear, Ye Old
Post Office has a 2-storey rear wing with hipped roof, late C19 4-pane sash at first
floor and 2-storey C20 addition set in the angle to the main range. The attached
house has a rear wing of one storey with loft, with half-hipped end roof and end
stack with truncated brick shaft. C19 multi-pane window at upper level at the rear
of the wing.
Interior: Not accessible but may retain features such as panelled doors.

Listing NGR: SW9353048333

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