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The Old Post Office (Between Numbers 3 and 5)

A Grade II Listed Building in Barnsley, Barnsley

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.5542 / 53°33'15"N

Longitude: -1.4813 / 1°28'52"W

OS Eastings: 434459

OS Northings: 406523

OS Grid: SE344065

Mapcode National: GBR LW3B.3M

Mapcode Global: WHDCQ.6XVN

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

Listing Date: 13 January 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1315038

English Heritage Legacy ID: 333753

Location: Barnsley, S70

County: Barnsley

Electoral Ward/Division: Central

Built-Up Area: Barnsley

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): South Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Barnsley St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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Listing Text

SE3406NW BARNSLEY REGENT STREET
(south side),
Barnsley
8/64 The Old Post Office
(between Nos 3 and 5)
GV II
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

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