Description: The Old Post Office (Between Numbers 3 and 5)
Date Listed: 13 January 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 333753
OS Grid Reference: SE3445906523
OS Grid Coordinates: 434459, 406523
Latitude/Longitude: 53.5542, -1.4813
SE3406NW BARNSLEY REGENT STREET
8/64 The Old Post Office
(between Nos 3 and 5)
Former Post Office, now offices. 1881. Ashlar facade,brick sides. Welsh
slate roof. Italianate style. Three storeys. Symmetrical 4-bay facade.
Rusticated ground floor. Elaborate square-headed portals to left and right,
with double, panelled doors and coved, grooved jambs. Each has large modillioned
cornice on elaborately-scrolled brackets and is decorated with lions' heads
and floral bosses. Two large ground-floor, square-headed sash windows. 1st-floor
sash windows are square-headed with moulded architraves and triangular pediments
on scrolled brackets. Sill band with turned balusters under each window. Moulded
band above 1st floor. Square-headed 2nd-floor sash windows in moulded architraves
on sill band. Deep modillioned cornice.
Listing NGR: SE3445906523
Source: English Heritage
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