Comilla House; Old Post Office

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Go Historic ID
487746
Names
Comilla House; Old Post Office
Coordinates
51.1736940° N, 1.7799390° W
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Listed on
Grade II listed building
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Timeline

10 Jan 1953

Comilla House; Old Post Office designated a Grade II listed building

National Heritage List for England Data

Comilla House; Old Post Office is listed on the National Heritage List for England with the following data. Some information may have become outdated since the date of listing. Text courtesy of Historic England. © Crown Copyright, reprinted under the Open Government License.

List Entry ID
1182456
Grade
II
Name
COMILLA HOUSE OLD POST OFFICE
Location
COMILLA HOUSE, COUNTESS ROADOLD POST OFFICE, HIGH STREET
Parish
Amesbury
District
Wiltshire
Grid Reference
SU 15480 41629

AMESBURY COUNTESS ROAD SU 1541 (west side) 11/25 Comilla House

10.1.53 II Inn, now retirement home and commercial premises. Late C18 with early-mid C18 rear wing in High Street (q.v.). Facade of red brick in Flemish bond, with tiled roof. Rear wing in flint with Chilmark stone chequerwork. Two storeys with attics. Central section to Countess Road symmetrical, of 3 wide bays with central stair hall and flanking reception rooms. Plat band bedded in lime putty, and brick dentilled eaves. Central recessed 6-panelled door with glazed overlight, and timber doorcase with bracketed canopy. Sixteen-paned sash windows with keystones to gauged brick lintels. Panelled shutters. Over door a 12-paned sash. Three hipped dormers. Contemporary bay to left forming corner to High Street. Stone quoins and C20 shop front at ground level. Along High Street, front continues with 2-bay structure with cellar, similar in detail, but C20 windows and 2 narrow C19 dormers. Further 2 bays added to right in C19, twelve and 16-paned sashes, and further extended c1985 replacing single storey addition. Sun fire plate. At angle with High Street, carved head inserted when rebuilt c1960.

Listing NGR: SU1548041629

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Bibliography

  1. “COMILLA HOUSE OLD POST OFFICE.” The National Heritage List for England. Web. Accessed 8 Oct. 2013. <https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1182456>