Description: Post Office Sorting Office
Date Listed: 19 March 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 330177
OS Grid Reference: SE3121171530
OS Grid Coordinates: 431211, 471530
Latitude/Longitude: 54.1387, -1.5238
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SE 3171 RIPON NORTH STREET
1/267 (east side)
GV No 23
(Post Office Sorting
Early C20. Ground floor ashlar. First floor red brick. Slate mansard roof. Two
storeys and attics. Heavy wooden modillioned eaves cornice. Moulded band above
ground floor, with large sculpted bosses along it. Four bays: sashes with glazing
bars, and tall double keystones: ground floor openings also have jambs and voussoirs
alternately plain and moulded. Of these, 2 are doors each with 6 moulded panels and
oblong fanlight with glazing bars; but front door also has segment-shaped ashlar hood
suspended by cast iron braces. Four flat-topped attic dormers, with moulded cornices
and angle pilasters. Red brick stacks with modillioned ashlar cornices. Two cast
iron downpipes with large shaped rainwater heads.
Listing NGR: SE3121171530
Source: English Heritage
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