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Head Post Office, Southampton

Description: Head Post Office

Grade: II
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

Location: High Street, Southampton SO14 2AA

Locality: Southampton
County: Southampton
Country: England
Postcode: SO14 2AA

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Listing Text

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

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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