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Description: The General Post Office
Date Listed: 4 October 1973
English Heritage Building ID: 103884
OS Grid Reference: ST6384216710
OS Grid Coordinates: 363842, 116710
Latitude/Longitude: 50.9487, -2.5161
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(North East side)
(The General Post Office).
ST 6316 1/306
Mid Cl9 probably. 2 storeys. 5 window bays. Ham stone front. Finely
dressed ashlar 1st floor; ground floor rusticated with cornice above.
Moulded eaves cornice with modillions above a frieze. 1st floor sash windows
3 panes wide with moulded architraves, cornice, frieze and sills. Wider
3 panes wide windows below. Central doorway with tall moulded architrave
frame; moulded cornice on carved trusses; rectangular fanlight; 6-panelled
door. Originally a private residence.
Nos 29 to 53 (odd) and No 53A form a group.
Listing NGR: ST6384216710
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Source: English Heritage
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