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The Post Office

A Grade II Listed Building in East Worlington, Devon

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Latitude: 50.9105 / 50°54'37"N

Longitude: -3.7453 / 3°44'42"W

OS Eastings: 277396

OS Northings: 113785

OS Grid: SS773137

Mapcode National: GBR L5.QT64

Mapcode Global: FRA 361P.NQS

Plus Code: 9C2RW763+5V

Entry Name: The Post Office

Listing Date: 14 October 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1305836

English Heritage Legacy ID: 97421

Location: East Worlington, North Devon, Devon, EX17

County: Devon

Civil Parish: East Worlington

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: East Worlington

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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The Post Office

Probably formerly a pair of cottages, now house-with shop and post office. Probably
C17 origin, remodelled and extended in C18 and C19. Rubble and cob, rendered,
colourwashed, straw-thatched roof with gable ends; brick stacks.
Plan: 3 room plan, middle room with an axial stack backing onto left room; no sign
of a through-passage; right room narrower with rear corner stack which may indicate
this end of the house rebuilt.
Exterior: single storey and attic, asymmetrical 2:2 windows, 3 on first floor with
C18 leaded lights, further similar casement to left of ground floor; C19 gabled
dormer to right of first floor, large 8-pane C19 shop window on ground floor. 2
door openings with plank doors, to right into the shop, to left into the house.
Interior: the right room with 2 chamfered lateral ceiling beams with step-stops,
corner fireplace with a chamfered beam, oven, iron door; chamfered ceiling beads to
centre room; room to left with ceiling beams with thin chamfers. Roof not seen, feet
of principal straight suggesting rebuild. Shop with brick floor.

Listing NGR: SS7739613785

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