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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
Entry Name: The Post Office
Listing Date: 14 October 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1305836
English Heritage Legacy ID: 97421
Location: East Worlington, North Devon, Devon, EX17
District: North Devon
Civil Parish: East Worlington
Traditional County: Devon
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon
Church of England Parish: East Worlington
Church of England Diocese: Exeter
EAST WORLINGTON EAST WORLINGTON
SS 71 SE
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
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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