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Post Office

A Grade II Listed Building in Camborne, Cornwall

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.2133 / 50°12'47"N

Longitude: -5.2995 / 5°17'58"W

OS Eastings: 164692

OS Northings: 40018

OS Grid: SW646400

Mapcode National: GBR FX93.THN

Mapcode Global: VH12J.3W6W

Plus Code: 9C2P6P72+85

Entry Name: Post Office

Listing Date: 12 September 1989

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1328136

English Heritage Legacy ID: 66572

Location: Camborne, Cornwall, TR14

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: Camborne

Built-Up Area: Camborne

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: Camborne and Tuckinghill

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Description

CAMBORNE CHAPEL STREET
SW 64 SW
(west side)
10/27
No.15 (Post Office)
GV
II

Post Office, now sorting office. Dated 1899 in pediment; altered internally.
Snecked squared sandstone with granite dressings, slate roof. Plan altered.
Two storeys and 3 unequal bays defined by pilasters; symmetrical; banded
rock-faced pilasters (those at the corners finished with miniature
pediments), a broad band between the floors and a string course above the
1st floor, and a pediment over the centre; the wider centre bay has
coupled 2-light casement windows with pilaster jambs and stilted segmental
heads, raised lettering "POST OFFICE" on the band, a tripartite window at
1st floor with a 2-light centre and sashes without glazing bars, a datestone
in the pediment with raised lettering "1899", and a finial on the apex; the
outer bays have wide doorways matching the ground-floor windows in style,
with panelled double doors and overlights, and 4-pane sashed windows
above. Interior altered. (No.17 to the right, which now houses the Post
office sales counter, is not included in the item.)


Listing NGR: SW6469240018

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