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HER Number:MDV117224
Name:Former Post Office, Princetown

Summary

Mid to late 19th century house with dormers, containing a later shop used especially for a post office. Is now a charity shop (2011).

Location

Grid Reference:SX 589 735
Map Sheet:SX57SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishDartmoor Forest
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishLYDFORD

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • HOUSE (XIX - 1850 AD to 1899 AD (Between))
  • POST OFFICE (XX - 1930 AD? to 1959 AD (Between))

Full description

Ordnance Survey, 1880-1899, First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map (Cartographic). SDV336179.

'Post Office' is depicted on the late 19th century historic map.


Ordnance Survey, 1904 - 1906, Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map (Cartographic). SDV325644.

Unchanged from the earlier map depiction.


Barber, C., 1995, Princetown of Yesteryear Part I, 20 (Monograph). SDV359850.

Old image of the post office building (other locations of the post office for Princetown also included). Barber describes this as the second site of the post office but states that at the time of writing (1995) this was again the post offce, and had been since around 1981.


Dartmoor National Park Authority, 2011, Princetown Conservation Area Character Appraisal, 21, Figure 22 (Report - Assessment). SDV359514.

Post Office
A mid to late 19th century house with dormers, containing a later shop used especially for a post office.


Google, 2016, Google Streetview (Website). SDV359355.

2011 image of the house/shop shows it is in use as a charity shop.


Ordnance Survey, 2016, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV359352.

Building is depicted on the modern mapping.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV325644Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1904 - 1906. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV359352Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2016. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #76525 ]
SDV359355Website: Google. 2016. Google Streetview. http://maps.google.co.uk. Website.
SDV359514Report - Assessment: Dartmoor National Park Authority. 2011. Princetown Conservation Area Character Appraisal. Dartmoor National Park Authority Report. Digital. 21, Figure 22.
SDV359850Monograph: Barber, C.. 1995. Princetown of Yesteryear Part I. Princetown of Yesteryear Part I. Paperback Volume. 20.

Associated Monuments

MDV103099Related to: Princetown War Memorial (Monument)
MDV114799Related to: The Duchy Hotel, Princetown (Building)
MDV106929Related to: The Old Police Station, Princetown (Building)
MDV114802Related to: The Post Office, Princetown (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Feb 20 2018 1:40PM