Tintagel Old Post Office

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Tintagel Old Post Office
National Trust Property
Tintagel Old Post Office.JPG
The Old Post Office from the east
Country England
State Cornwall
Region South West England
Municipality Tintagel
Location Fore Street, within the village of Tintagel
 - coordinates 50°39′47″N 4°45′04″W / 50.663°N 4.751°W / 50.663; -4.751Coordinates: 50°39′47″N 4°45′04″W / 50.663°N 4.751°W / 50.663; -4.751
Style Traditional Cornish longhouse
Material Stone and slate roof
Founded 14th century
Owner Owned by the National Trust
Visitation Step to entrance, ramp available. Ground floor has steps, uneven floors, ramp available. Stairs to other floors. (Open 7 days a week, 8am to 5.30pm, 4pm in the winter)
Tintagel Old Post Office is located in Cornwall
Tintagel Old Post Office
Map Ref: SW6813

Tintagel Old Post Office is a 14th-century stone house, built to the plan of a medieval manor house, situated in Tintagel, Cornwall, United Kingdom. The house, and its surrounding cottage garden, are in the ownership of the National Trust, and the building is Grade I listed.[1][2]

The name dates from the Victorian period when it briefly held a licence to be the letter receiving station for the district. The Trust has restored it to this condition. It was among the early acquisitions of the Trust (1903) and closes in the winter months.[3]

The National Trust sign