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The Post Office

A Grade II Listed Building in Salisbury, Wiltshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.0706 / 51°4'14"N

Longitude: -1.7958 / 1°47'44"W

OS Eastings: 414404

OS Northings: 130157

OS Grid: SU144301

Mapcode National: GBR 517.W7Y

Mapcode Global: FRA 7649.07K

Entry Name: The Post Office

Listing Date: 12 October 1972

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1023566

English Heritage Legacy ID: 318922

Location: Salisbury, Wiltshire, SP1

County: Wiltshire

Civil Parish: Salisbury

Built-Up Area: Salisbury

Traditional County: Wiltshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire

Church of England Parish: Salisbury St Thomas and St Edmund

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text

CASTLE STREET
1.
1594
(East Side)
The Post Office
SU 1430 SW 1/415
II
2.
Corner site with Chipper Lane qv. 1907 by W T Oldrieve. Large ashlar faced
building in restrained Cotswold Tudor style, crisp detailing. 2 storeys and
semi-attic. Plinth. Moulded strings in part to second floor and carried
across with step up to first floor, returned on same level to Chipper Lane
front. Steep pitch gable end slate roofs. Tall stone chimney stacks chanelled
(rather Voysey). Small lead domed bell cot on ridge. Gable ends with saddlestones.
Stone gabled dormers breaking through eaves. Slightly a symmetrical fenestration,
stone mullioned and transomed leaded casements, taller on ground floor and
wider towards corner on Castle Street front. Main doorway has 4 centred arch
with carved spandrels, 3 lights set over. Similar but smaller secondary entrance
Large ground floor windows to Chipper Lane, double transomed with moulded
ledges over. Later extension to this front in rather French C17 style, ashlar
faced, 6 bays, heavy cornice, pedimented dormers, 2 storeys and attic.


Listing NGR: SU1440430157

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