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Post Office and Adjoining Barn

A Grade II Listed Building in Dent, Cumbria

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Latitude: 54.2773 / 54°16'38"N

Longitude: -2.4542 / 2°27'15"W

OS Eastings: 370520

OS Northings: 486949

OS Grid: SD705869

Mapcode National: GBR CL9Z.GG

Mapcode Global: WH94C.8RK9

Plus Code: 9C6V7GGW+W8

Entry Name: Post Office and Adjoining Barn

Listing Date: 14 June 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1383984

English Heritage Legacy ID: 484416

Location: Dent, South Lakeland, Cumbria, LA10

County: Cumbria

Civil Parish: Dent

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria

Church of England Parish: Dent with Cowgill

Church of England Diocese: Carlisle

Tagged with: Post office

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SD7086 MAIN STREET, Dent Town
162-1/25/190 (South side)
14/06/84 Post Office and adjoining barn


Pair of cottages, now combined as post office and shop.
Probably C18; altered. Coursed rubble with quoins, painted
white; stone slate roof. Double-depth 2-unit plan, with a rear
wing to the left half and the barn continued from the end of
EXTERIOR: 2 low storeys and 3 windows; with a plinth. The
ground floor has a pair of square-headed doorways in the
centre, both with board doors but the left now fixed, a square
4-pane sash to the left, a rectangular 2-light shop window to
the right and a letterbox next to that. The 1st floor has 3
square sashes (12, 4 and 12 panes respectively). Gable chimney
to left with stone slate band, ridge chimney to right coupled
with that of The Wool Shop. The left gable wall has a 12-pane
sash near the rear corner of the ground floor, a small 1-light
window above this, a large rectangular window near the front
corner of the 1st floor (now with double glazing imitating a
16-pane sash) and a small square attic window immediately
above this; the rear wing has a doorway at the junction, a
little window left of this and a 12-pane sash above. The barn,
of unpainted roughly-coursed rubble with through-stones,
probably 2 bays, continued at the same height, has a
square-headed doorway at the junction, with a stone lintel, a
loading door above this, and a wagon doorway at the left end
with a wooden lintel. Rear and interior not inspected.
Forms group with The Wool Shop adjoining to the right (qv),
and with Siege Ghyll to the south-east (qv).

Listing NGR: SD7052086949

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