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The Old Post Office (Between Numbers 3 and 5), Barnsley

Description: The Old Post Office (Between Numbers 3 and 5)

Grade: II
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

Location: Royal Street, Barnsley S70 2HG

Locality: Barnsley
County: Barnsley
Country: England
Postcode: S70 2HG

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Listing Text

(south side),
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

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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