1930 - 1939
222 x 343 x 203 mmOrder this image
Tintagel, Cornwall (Accredited Museum)
Life in Miniature! This model depicts the building made from local materials, and shows the famous undulating roof line using locally quarried slates. The walls were built of stone by nearby quarries, and the stepped lines of the chimneys and blind dovecote on the gable wall all contribute to the the photographic facade of the street frontage.
A model carved in local Polyphant slate of the Old Post Office, Tintagel, on a platform base. Some glass windows. Inscribed front of base; The Old Post Office, Tintagel. 1930s?
Gifted to The Old Post Office by Mr Michael Wicks of Littleshaw, Dorking, Surrey in 1973.
Marks and inscriptions
(in edge of base) THE OLD POST OFFICE, TINTAGEL