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Tintagel Old Post Office

National Trust

National Trust


ISBN: 9781843594604

Price: £3.99

Publication date: 11 August 2014

Category: Regional History

One of the oldest surviving buildings in Tintagel village, this medieval hll-house may be small but it has a lot of history. This guidebook explores how the building evolved over the years, uncovers its eclectic collection of features and objects, and reveals how it came to be known as The Old Post Office. Brand new features in this 2014 edition include: New illustrations of the building and archive photographs An overview of the Post Offices garden and some of the wildlife and plants you can find there A detailed look at the Post Offices collection of samplers An insight into the origin of two familiar phrases, sleep tight and left on the shelf And a step-by-step guide to baking bread in the Post Offices cloam oven!


Founded to preserve and provide access to places of natural beauty or historical significance, the National Trust is one of the world’s leading conservation organisations dedicated to preserving Britain’s landscape. From ancient forests to historic houses and gardens, the Trust looks after more than a quarter of a million hectares of land, including over 770 miles of coastline and thousands of archaeological monuments across England, Wales and Northern Ireland.