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Old Post Office the Post Office

A Grade II Listed Building in Washford Pyne, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.8765 / 50°52'35"N

Longitude: -3.7028 / 3°42'10"W

OS Eastings: 280294

OS Northings: 109934

OS Grid: SS802099

Mapcode National: GBR L6.T5RK

Mapcode Global: FRA 364S.F7R

Entry Name: Old Post Office the Post Office

Listing Date: 4 November 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1251256

English Heritage Legacy ID: 433915

Location: Washford Pyne, Mid Devon, Devon, EX17

County: Devon

District: Mid Devon

Civil Parish: Washford Pyne

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Washford Pyne St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

WASHFORD PYNE LOWER BLACK DOG
SS 80 NW
6/283 The Post Office and Old
- Post Office
GV II

2 houses, formerly a coaching inn. Probably late C18-early C19. Plastered cob and
rubble; rubble stack with C19 brick chimney shaft; roof is partly slate, partly
corrugated asbestos, and may originally have been all thatched. Pair of adjoining
2-room plan houses facing south-west, The Post Office occupying the left (north-
western) end and Old Post Office in the right (south-eastern) end. Original lobby
entrance behind 2-storey porch towards left end and large axial stack serving back-
to-back fireplaces. Second axial stack right of centre. 2 storeys. Overall 6-
window front of various late C19 and C20 casements, most with glazing bars. Ground
floor right end window (the Old Post Office) has late C19 margin panes containing
coloured glass. C20 glass-sided porch. Original lobby entry left of centre is now
disused. Gabled 2-storey porch has plain outer opening with flat head and benches
along each side. Lobby apparently never had an external door. Disused doors off
each side include C18 2-fielded panel door to left (The Post Office). The Post
Office now entered from left (north-west) end.
Interior has plain carpentry detail where exposed.
Roof not inspected.


Listing NGR: SS8029409934

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

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