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Post Office

A Grade II Listed Building in Chacewater, Cornwall

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Latitude: 50.2567 / 50°15'24"N

Longitude: -5.1573 / 5°9'26"W

OS Eastings: 175043

OS Northings: 44405

OS Grid: SW750444

Mapcode National: GBR Z7.9Y4S

Mapcode Global: FRA 082C.4LT

Entry Name: Post Office

Listing Date: 30 May 1967

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1140960

English Heritage Legacy ID: 63157

Location: Chacewater, Cornwall, TR4

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: Chacewater

Built-Up Area: Chacewater

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: Chacewater

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Listing Text

CHACEWATER FORE STREET (south side) Chacewater
SW 74 SE
5/62 No 7 (Post Office) and No 8
2 adjoining shops with houses. Early C19. Rendered and painted studwork to front.
Corrugated asbestos roof with brick chimneys left and right over party walls.
Originally 1-room and double depth plans. Post Office, left is now 1-room with C20
wing to rear. 2 storeys. 3-window north street front. 16-pane horned sash, left,
12-pane horned sash over right side door of Post Office and original hornless 16-pane
sash centrally over right shop window. Ground floor left has fine early C19 double-
fronted shop with bowed 20-pane shop window either side of shop entrance with glazed
and panelled door and overlight. The right-hand bowed window is slightly altered.
House doorway to right and bowed shop windows are flanked by narrow pilasters and the
whole has entablature with fascia bowed out over the windows and moulded cornice
over. Right-hand shop of late date has 6-panel top-glazed door in original opening,
left and shopfront of shallow projecting bay with C20 glazing and original simple
Interior of Post Office much altered.
The shop to No7 is one of the fine shopfronts for which Chacewater is notable.

Listing NGR: SW7504344405

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

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