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Old Post Office, Winster
locality:-   Winster
civil parish:-   Crook (formerly Westmorland)
county:-   Cumbria
locality type:-   buildings
locality type:-   post office (ex) 
coordinates:-   SD41639397
1Km square:-   SD4193
10Km square:-   SD49

BRL28.jpg (taken 18.9.2009)  
BRL29.jpg  Date stone:-
"1600 / E B / 1950" (taken 18.9.2009)  

evidence:-   old map:- OS County Series (Wmd 37 4) 
placename:-  Compston House
source data:-   Maps, County Series maps of Great Britain, scales 6 and 25 inches to 1 mile, published by the Ordnance Survey, Southampton, Hampshire, from about 1863 to 1948.

evidence:-   database:- Listed Buildings 2010
item:-  date stone (1600)
source data:-  
courtesy of English Heritage
"POST OFFICE / / / CROOK / SOUTH LAKELAND / CUMBRIA / II / 76399 / SD4162293970"

evidence:-   old postcard:- 
source data:-   Postcard, b/w photograph, Post Office and Head of Winster, Crook, Westmorland, published by Simcoe and Son, Kendal, Westmorland, about 1915.
image  click to enlarge
printed at lower left, right:-  "Post Office & Head of Winster. / Simcoe &Son Kendal"
stamped at rev:-  "WINDERMERE / 9.30[ ] / 20 SE[ ] / 15"
item:-  private collection : 279
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BRL30.jpg  Porch.
(taken 18.9.2009)  

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