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Post Office Sorting Office, Enfield

Description: Post Office Sorting Office

Grade: II
Date Listed: 31 January 1974
English Heritage Building ID: 200697

OS Grid Reference: TQ3166994369
OS Grid Coordinates: 531669, 194369
Latitude/Longitude: 51.6327, -0.0989

Location: 1 King's Avenue, Enfield, Greater London N21 1BG

Locality: Enfield
County: Greater London
Country: England
Postcode: N21 1BG

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Listing Text

(South Side)
Post Office Sorting Office
TQ 3194 11/246


Dated 1904. Small 2-storey baroque building of red brick with stone dressings.
3-bay front with slightly canted outer bays, the whole treated as one large Dutch
gable. Parapets of outer bays curve upwards and a heavy segmental pediment and
cornice crown the centre. These rest on panelled 1st floor pilasters of brighter
red brick. Rusticated architraves to sash windows. Royal Arms of Edward VII at
ground floor centre. Entrance on right return: round arch, with moulded architrave
and keystone, is framed in entablature surround with swags in spandrels. Side
elevation is one-storey only but with another Dutch gable towards the back.

Listing NGR: TQ3166994369

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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