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General Post Office, Birmingham

Description: General Post Office

Grade: II
Date Listed: 25 September 1972
English Heritage Building ID: 217696

OS Grid Reference: SP0671486818
OS Grid Coordinates: 406714, 286818
Latitude/Longitude: 52.4793, -1.9026

Location: Pinfold Street, Birmingham B3 3AG

Locality: Birmingham
County: Birmingham
Country: England
Postcode: B3 3AG

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Listing Text

City Centre B3
General Post Office
SP 0686 NE 33/39 25.9.72
1889-91 by Sir Henry Tanner. Stone; slate roof. Three storeys plus attic;
5 bays, the centre one slightly advanced and with superimposed orders,
plus diagonal corner bays with pedimented entrances and also with
superimposed orders. Ground floor with arched openings. First and second
floors with cross windows. Exceedingly lively skyline with an arched window
within a pedimented attic flanked by steeply pitched roofs with dormer windows
and corner polygonal turrets with pediments, little domes and urns as finials.

Listing NGR: SP0671486818

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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