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The Old Post Office

A Grade II Listed Building in Hawkshead, Cumbria

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Latitude: 54.3902 / 54°23'24"N

Longitude: -2.9951 / 2°59'42"W

OS Eastings: 335481

OS Northings: 499871

OS Grid: SD354998

Mapcode National: GBR 7KJP.C0

Mapcode Global: WH82C.YXY8

Plus Code: 9C6V92R3+3X

Entry Name: The Old Post Office

Listing Date: 25 March 1970

Last Amended: 22 September 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1335780

English Heritage Legacy ID: 76855

Location: Hawkshead, South Lakeland, Cumbria, LA22

County: Cumbria

Civil Parish: Hawkshead

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria

Church of England Parish: Hawkshead St Michael and All Angels

Church of England Diocese: Carlisle

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SD 39 NE
6/108 The Old Post Office
25.3.70 (formerly listed as
Outgate Post Office)


House. Probably C18 and later. Roughcast stone with slate roof. 2 storeys,
3 bays, with one-storey recessed bay to right. Ground floor windows have
dripcourses and small-paned fixed glazing, that to 2nd bay has opening pane,
that to 3rd bay has pivoted upper lights. End bay has top hung casement and
porch under cat slide roof with return door. 1st floor has small-paned
casements. Gabled porch. Gable-end stack. Left return has dripcourses. Rear
to street has slated dripcourse to 2 windows to ground floor of 3rd bay, that to
left with 2-light wooden chamfered-mullioned window, that to right with
casement. One-storey bay to left is recessed, with garage door, and adjacent
lean-to stone outshut to gable-end of original house. C20 gabled timber porch.

Listing NGR: SD3548199871

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