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Description: Head Post Office
Date Listed: 8 October 1981
English Heritage Building ID: 135837
OS Grid Reference: SU4203911207
OS Grid Coordinates: 442039, 111207
Latitude/Longitude: 50.8988, -1.4036
1. HIGH STREET
5239 (east side)
Nos 57 and 58
(Head Post Office)
SU 4211 4/140
Dated 1894. Flemish style. Three storeys and attics red brick with terra
cotta dressings. Slate roof. Three elaborate pediments with shell moulding.
Modillion cornice with frieze. Five mullioned and transomed casements to
first and second floor windows. Round-headed windows to ground floor and
left-hand projecting pedimented porch supported on console brackets incorporating
a crown in the pediment.
Underneath the building is a C14 vault which is a scheduled ancient monument.
Listing NGR: SU4200611268
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Source: English Heritage
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