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The Old Post Office

A Grade II Listed Building in Perranzabuloe, Cornwall

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Latitude: 50.3107 / 50°18'38"N

Longitude: -5.1262 / 5°7'34"W

OS Eastings: 177513

OS Northings: 50314

OS Grid: SW775503

Mapcode National: GBR Z9.VDMG

Mapcode Global: FRA 0846.YHK

Entry Name: The Old Post Office

Listing Date: 31 October 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1312604

English Heritage Legacy ID: 63695

Location: Perranzabuloe, Cornwall, TR4

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: Perranzabuloe

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: Perranzabuloe

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Listing Text

SW 75 SE
5/54 The Old Post Office

House, for some time used as the village post office. Circa 1770 (James Perfect
George 1777 inscribed on one of the window panes). Killas rubble to ground floor,rendered cob above. Steep asbestos slate roof (formerly thatched with brick chimneys over the gable ends. Cast-iron ogee-section gutters.
Plan: 2-room-plan house with entrance lobby between the rooms and a stair outshut behind the right-hand room. Left-hand room (parlour) originally had a shallow pantry partitioned off at the rear. Later single-storey extension (formerly post office) at right angles in front of the right-hand side. C20 extensions at far right.
Exterior: 2 storeys. Original house has nearly symmetrical 3-window front with
doorway slightly right of middle. C19 4-panel door. Original C18 12-pane 2-light casements with centre-hung opening lights. Old glass including some bulls-eye panes. One C20 replaced light to window over doorway.
Interior: Largely unaltered interior: Large fireplace with cloam oven in right-hand room; moulded ceiling beams and original roof structure with close-spaced hardwood pegged trusses.

Listing NGR: SW7751350313

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