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The Old Post Office

A Grade II Listed Building in Broadhembury, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.8357 / 50°50'8"N

Longitude: -3.2777 / 3°16'39"W

OS Eastings: 310125

OS Northings: 104797

OS Grid: ST101047

Mapcode National: GBR LS.WRFN

Mapcode Global: FRA 460W.QWH

Entry Name: The Old Post Office

Listing Date: 22 February 1955

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1204316

English Heritage Legacy ID: 87047

Location: Broadhembury, East Devon, Devon, EX14

County: Devon

Civil Parish: Broadhembury

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Broadhembury St Andrew, Apostle and Martyr

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

BROADHEMBURY BROADHEMBURY
SY 10 SW

5/45 The Old Post Office
22.2.55

GV II

Estate house, one of a row on the north side of the village. Probably C17 or earlier
with C20 alterations. Creamwashed and rendered; thatched roof with a plain ridge;
axial stack.
Plan: Not entirely clear as interior not inspected but probably a single depth range,
2 or 3 rooms wide, with a rear lean-to.
Exterior: 2 storeys. Asymmetrical 3 window front with an approximately central C19
or C20 plank front door and the eaves thatch eyebrowed over the 2 C19 or C20 first
floor windows and large paired timber doors to the right. The front door is flanked
by 3-light timber windows with glazing bars, first floor window left similar. First
floor window right and the right hand ground floor window C20 2-light casements with
square leaded panes.
Interior: Not inspected but may be of interest.
In the centre of an outstandingly unspoiled estate village of thatched houses and
cottages.


Listing NGR: ST1011604799

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

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