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Post Office (Former Tramway Offices)

A Grade II Listed Building in Derby, City of Derby

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Latitude: 52.9218 / 52°55'18"N

Longitude: -1.478 / 1°28'40"W

OS Eastings: 435190

OS Northings: 336170

OS Grid: SK351361

Mapcode National: GBR PKF.3Z

Mapcode Global: WHDGT.8TFG

Entry Name: Post Office (Former Tramway Offices)

Listing Date: 6 September 2000

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1389278

English Heritage Legacy ID: 487913

Location: Derby, DE1

County: City of Derby

Electoral Ward/Division: Arboretum

Built-Up Area: Derby

Traditional County: Derbyshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Derbyshire

Church of England Parish: All Saints Derby

Church of England Diocese: Derby

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Listing Text

893/1/10075 (North side)
06-SEP-00 Post Office (former Tramway Offices)


Offices, now Post Office. 1903 with late C20 alterations. Designed by Alexander MacPherson for the Derby Tramway Co and built by Messrs Ford & Co. Red brick with ashlar banding and ashlar dressings, plain tile roofs and polished marble plinth. 4 storeys.
Irregular facade with altered ground floor under projecting canopy. Original doorway to right in deeply chamfered ashlar surround topped with oval overlight and to right a small casement in ashlar surround. Left end has canted corner with panelled door in ashlar surround with 2-light overlight and plaque inscribed TRAMWAY OFFICE topped by pediment with circular opening. Upper section has canted bay window topped with octagonal tower and copper domed roof. Main facade has 3 windows to left with 3-light, single light and 3-light casements to first and second floors. Above a set back balcony with a 3-light window and scroll brackets with to right a 4-light dormer window set in a hipped roof with octagonal cupola. To right 2 single light casement windows set at differing levels, this section topped with a gable and an elaborate Venetian window. Gable has ashlar coping and scroll kneelers with a segment pediment at the apex with a deeply set plaque inscribed 1903. To the right set at an angle a very narrow bay with a single light casement to each floor topped with an oval window with an elaborate ashlar surround.

Listing NGR: SK3519036170

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