brow post

cross beam, crossbeam

1. A large beam between two walls.
2. A girder that holds the sides of a building together.
3. Any beam that crosses another.
4. A strut between the walings on opposite sides of an excavation.
5. A beam which runs transversely to the center line of a structure.
6. Any transverse beam in a structure, such as a joist.
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(tmcHUD160410bull) LEFT: Assistants (from left) Elizabeth Beaumont, Amy Roebuck and Elsie Bates in Berry Brow Post Office in 1981.
The young Sam Copley had lived at Park Gate, on Stockwell Hill which was once a barbers shop, then the Berry Brow Post Office and is now a house.