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The Old Post Office

A Grade II Listed Building in High Easter, Essex

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Latitude: 51.8078 / 51°48'28"N

Longitude: 0.3491 / 0°20'56"E

OS Eastings: 562048

OS Northings: 214738

OS Grid: TL620147

Mapcode National: GBR NH2.R2D

Mapcode Global: VHJJM.0TFJ

Entry Name: The Old Post Office

Listing Date: 7 February 1952

Last Amended: 20 September 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1322424

English Heritage Legacy ID: 121377

Location: High Easter, Uttlesford, Essex, CM1

County: Essex

Civil Parish: High Easter

Built-Up Area: High Easter

Traditional County: Essex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex

Church of England Parish: High Easter St Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford

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Listing Text

(west side)

3/59 The Old Post Office
7/2/52 (Formerly listed as House
GV II at Entrance to
House, former shop. Late C15 and mid C16. Timber framed and plastered with
some old chevron pargetting on west wall to churchyard. Gabled peg tile roofs.
Composed of 2 crosswing-like structures of different builds at right angles to
one another, each having a dragon beam and posts at the exposed corners. The
jettied east elevation has an early C19 porch on double console brackets with
lattice infilling. Windows are double hung sashes with small panes and C19
casements with small panes. The south flank has a C19 red brick lean-to with a
machine-made plain tile roof. A C17 red brick stack with joined diagonal shafts
rises against the south wall. This has a pointed arched brick inglenook. The
eastern crosswing has a simple crown post roof with thin braces. The west
crosswing has 2 panelled C17 doors and some similar wall panelling with carved
frieze. The north fronts of each crosswing have arched door heads and arch
headed shopfronts, now concealed by plaster. RCHM 15.

Listing NGR: TL6204814738

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

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