Description: Post Office
Date Listed: 30 March 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 309132
OS Grid Reference: SP3086797809
OS Grid Coordinates: 430867, 297809
Latitude/Longitude: 52.5772, -1.5459
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ATHERSTONE LONG STREET
SP3097 (North-east side)
9/45 Nos.98 and 100 (Post Office)
House, now shop and post office. Late C18. Flemish bond brick with rendered
string course to second floor and moulded rendered cornice. Roof not visible
behind parapet. Double-depth plan. 3 storeys; 2-1-2 bays. Angles are slightly
recessed. Central bay projects slightly, and with right bays forms the Post
office. Early/mid C20 ground floor of limestone ashlar. Classical style.
Projecting bay has moulded 4-panelled double-leaf doors and fanlight in
hollow-chamfered arch with console. Tuscan Doric doorcase of half-columns and
entablature. 3 windows with glazing bars have fielded panels below, with fielded
pilaster panels to left and right and paired pilasters between them, under
continuous entablature. No.98 to left has C20 shop front. Upper floors have
4-pane sashes throughout; Post Office has rusticated rendered flat arches with
keyblocks, but No.98 has plain lintels. Interiors not inspected.
Listing NGR: SP3086797809
Source: English Heritage
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