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Post Office and Attached Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Blankney, Lincolnshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.1285 / 53°7'42"N

Longitude: -0.4056 / 0°24'20"W

OS Eastings: 506779

OS Northings: 360222

OS Grid: TF067602

Mapcode National: GBR GQD.SBV

Mapcode Global: WHGJM.RM1H

Entry Name: Post Office and Attached Cottage

Listing Date: 5 June 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1205456

English Heritage Legacy ID: 358279

Location: Blankney, North Kesteven, Lincolnshire, LN4

County: Lincolnshire

Civil Parish: Blankney

Traditional County: Lincolnshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lincolnshire

Church of England Parish: Blankney St Oswald

Church of England Diocese: Lincoln

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Listing Text

BLANKNEY MAIN STREET
TF 0660 (east side)

7/8 Post Office and attached
Cottage
5.6.87

GV II

Post Office and estate cottage. c1835 by W A Nicholson. Coursed limestone rubble
with ashlar dressings. Steeply pitched slate roofs, with ashlar coped gables and
moulded kneelers. A group of 4 octagonal Tudor style white brick and ashlar ridge
stacks, and a pair of similar gable stacks. Flush ashlar quoins and chamfered
ashlar and white brick plinth. Y-plan. Single storey plus attic. South, 4 bay
entrance front has off-centre doorway with contemporary door and moulded ashlar
4 centred arched surround. To the right a 2-light and beyond a single light window,
to the left another single light windows with the lower part blocked by a wall post
box. Above the door a similar window, with to the left a 2-light through eaves
dormer which projects slightly and is supported on brackets. The gabled south-west
corner front, has a 4-light canted ashlar bay window with above a 2-light window
under a dripmould. The west 3 bay front has to the left two 2-light windows and
a single light window to the right. Above to the left are two 2-light through eaves
gabled dormers, which project slightly and are supported on brackets. All the
windows have recessed and chamfered mullion surrounds, with glazing bar casements.
This building is part of the complete estate village erected for the Chaplin family
of Blankney Hall.


Listing NGR: TF0677960222

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

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