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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1383997
English Heritage Legacy ID: 484429
Location: Dent, South Lakeland, Cumbria, LA10
Civil Parish: Dent
Traditional County: Yorkshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria
Church of England Parish: Dent with Cowgill
Church of England Diocese: Carlisle
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
Listing NGR: SD7041487069
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