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The Post Office

A Grade II Listed Building in Burrington, Devon

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Latitude: 50.9337 / 50°56'1"N

Longitude: -3.9392 / 3°56'20"W

OS Eastings: 263833

OS Northings: 116704

OS Grid: SS638167

Mapcode National: GBR KW.PKWY

Mapcode Global: FRA 26MM.Z21

Entry Name: The Post Office

Listing Date: 20 February 1967

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1209753

English Heritage Legacy ID: 97158

Location: Burrington, North Devon, Devon, EX37

County: Devon

District: North Devon

Civil Parish: Burrington

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Burrington Holy Trinity

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

SS 61 NW

5/30 The Post Office

House and post office, formerly a shop. Probably C17, refenestrated in C19 with C20
internal alterations. Rendered stone rubble and cob. Asbestos slate roof with
gable ends. Rendered lateral rear stack and rendered stack at right gable end.
Plan: Hall heated by rear lateral stack and inner room (the latter said to have
been an outbuilding until early C20) to right of shallow projecting cross-wing
containing entrance hall and straight-run staircase to right of shop. Cross-wing
extended at rear in late C19/early C20 by addition of kitchen. Lower 2-storey
workshop and service range extends from left side of cross-wing.
2 storeys. 4-window range including cross-wing. Cross-wing has 2-light casement 6
panes per light above integral C19 shop front and doorcase. Bay shop window of 28
small panes with channelled pilaster to left,moulded fascia continued doorcase
to right with channelled pilasters incised with Greek key motif decorative
overlight. Raised and fielded 4 panelled doors; the upper panels glazed. Hall
range to right has 3 sashes of 20 small panes each above 2 larger horned 20 paned
sashes to left of 12-paned sash. Inner room end is set at slight angle.
Interior: principally altered in C20 but some C19 joinery survives. No access to
roofspace but straight principals throughout, more steeply pitched to cross-wing.

Listing NGR: SS6382716721

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

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