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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1251256
English Heritage Legacy ID: 433915
Location: Washford Pyne, Mid Devon, Devon, EX17
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
WASHFORD PYNE LOWER BLACK DOG
SS 80 NW
6/283 The Post Office and Old
- Post Office
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
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