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Old Post Office

A Grade II Listed Building in Dent, Cumbria

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Latitude: 54.2784 / 54°16'42"N

Longitude: -2.4558 / 2°27'21"W

OS Eastings: 370415

OS Northings: 487069

OS Grid: SD704870

Mapcode National: GBR CL9Z.32

Mapcode Global: WH94C.7QTG

Plus Code: 9C6V7GHV+9M

Entry Name: Old Post Office

Listing Date: 14 June 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1383997

English Heritage Legacy ID: 484429

Location: Dent, South Lakeland, Cumbria, LA10

County: Cumbria

District: South Lakeland

Civil Parish: Dent

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria

Church of England Parish: Dent with Cowgill

Church of England Diocese: Carlisle

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SD7087 THE LANING, Dent Town
162-1/24/203 (North side)
14/06/84 Old Post Office


Farmhouse, now house. Probably later C17 or early C18;
enlarged and altered. Roughly coursed sandstone rubble with
quoins, stone slate roof. Single-depth 2-unit plan on
east-west axis facing south.
2 storeys and 3 windows, almost symmetrical. The ground floor
has a gabled porch in the centre (perhaps a recent addition),
flanked by large square windows now furnished with 6-pane
sashes; the 1st floor has a 4-pane sash in the centre and a
6-pane sash on either side. Front left corner overlapped by
front outshut of adjoining property (which is not of special
interest). Corbelled chimney at east gable; ridge chimney at
junction to left. Rear has inserted back door to right, small
stair-window in centre, and 2 other windows on each floor.
INTERIOR: not inspected.
Forms group with the Old School (qv) diagonally opposite to
the south-west.

Listing NGR: SD7041487069

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