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Post Office and Adjoining House

A Grade II Listed Building in Kirkbampton, Cumbria

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Latitude: 54.8983 / 54°53'54"N

Longitude: -3.0819 / 3°4'54"W

OS Eastings: 330714

OS Northings: 556493

OS Grid: NY307564

Mapcode National: GBR 6CXS.KW

Mapcode Global: WH6YW.M4MP

Entry Name: Post Office and Adjoining House

Listing Date: 8 November 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1137114

English Heritage Legacy ID: 71927

Location: Kirkbampton, Allerdale, Cumbria, CA5

County: Cumbria

District: Allerdale

Civil Parish: Kirkbampton

Traditional County: Cumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria

Church of England Parish: Kirkbampton St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Carlisle

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Listing Text

NY 35 NW KIRKBAMPTON Kirkbampton

7/49 Post Office and
adjoining house


Post Office and house, formerly barn, house and byre. Late C17 or early C18
with alterations dated 1804 over entrance. Cement rendered clay walls, house
walls raised in height with brick; Welsh slate roofs, brick chimney stacks.
Single-storey, 3-bay Post Office, formerly barn; 2-storey, 2-bay house with
former single-storey byre to right. C20 shop door in plain painted stone
surround with dated lintel, weathered inscription. 2 C20 shop windows to left.
Plank door in plain stone surround to left. Rear wall has large cart entrance
and clay walls much repaired with brick. Interior has 3 pairs of upper crucks.
House was originally single-storey and parts of the clay wall remain as internal
wall. 2-pane sash windows. C20 window and plank door in former byre.
Interior of byre has one pair of upper crucks. House would have been of cruck
construction also before its alteration. Listed with Solway View for G.V.

Listing NGR: NY3071456493

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

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