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The Old Post Office

A Grade II Listed Building in Orwell, Cambridgeshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.1354 / 52°8'7"N

Longitude: -0.0098 / 0°0'35"W

OS Eastings: 536311

OS Northings: 250435

OS Grid: TL363504

Mapcode National: GBR K6R.4BC

Mapcode Global: VHGMY.SL6C

Entry Name: The Old Post Office

Listing Date: 18 October 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1164933

English Heritage Legacy ID: 52321

Location: Orwell, South Cambridgeshire, Cambridgeshire, SG8

County: Cambridgeshire

District: South Cambridgeshire

Civil Parish: Orwell

Built-Up Area: Orwell

Traditional County: Cambridgeshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cambridgeshire

Church of England Parish: Orwell St Andrew

Church of England Diocese: Ely

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Listing Text

ORWELL HIGH STREET
TL 3650
(North side)
14/268
No. 5 (The Old
Post Office)
GV II


House. C15 and C17. Renovated and extended. Timber frame, rendered and
tiled roofs. The roof over the hall range has been raised. Late C17-early
C18 ridge stack of narrow red and gault brick. Hall and crosswing plan. Two
storeys. Three late C20 windows to each storey. Crosswing also has a modern
window to each storey. Inside: hall range at first floor has evidence of
roof raise. Crosswing is of two bays and of late C15. Exposed framing at
both floors. Close-set studs and heavy ceiling joists, laid flat. Arch
bracing to cambered tie beams. Clasped side purlin roof with paired and
curved wind bracing. End to road has the sites for diamond mullion windows.

R.C.H,M.: West Cambs. Mon. (15)


Listing NGR: TL3631150435

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