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The General Post Office, Sherborne

Description: The General Post Office

Grade: II
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

Location: Cheap Street, Sherborne, Dorset DT9 3BD

Locality: Sherborne
Local Authority: West Dorset District Council
County: Dorset
Country: England
Postcode: DT9 3BD

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Listing Text

CHEAP STREET
1.
1625
(North East side)
No 47
(The General Post Office).
ST 6316 1/306
II GV
2.
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

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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