This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.
SJ 67 SE NORTHWICH C.P. WITTON STREET (South Side)
5/51 No.110 Northwich Post Office
Post Office, 1911, architect not known. Subsidence-liftable small-framed timber structure with recessed plaster panels; tiled roof. 3 storeys plus attic; 5 windows. Symmetrical, Elizabethan, lavishly ornamented. 4-storey porch has double doors in Tudor archway with balustraded leaded overlight; paired pilasters carry, on shaped brackets, bressumer inscribed POST OFFICE in gilt Gothic lettering; ornate 2-storey oriel window; deeply jettied gable with mullioned and transomed casement. Left of doorway a mullioned and transomed casement and a Tudor-arched vehicular entrance to sorting office at rear; 2 mullioned and transomed windows right of doorway; 2 to each upper storey to each side of porch; 4 gabled attic dormers. Chevron and quatrefoil braces and ornate timber decoration to panels; coved plaster eaves; casements to front leaded. Plain small-framed end gables. Sorting office of plain framing with grey slate roof.
Interior The frame is expressed. "Black and white, super." Pevsner and Hubbard The Buildings of England - Cheshire.
Listing NGR: SJ6617474017
© Mr R.G. Noxon. Source: Historic England Archive
This photograph was taken for the Images of England project
People & Organisations
Photographer: Noxon, R.G.
Rights Holder: Noxon, R.G.
Plaster, Tile, Timber, 20th Century Post Office, Commercial, Communications, Postal System Structure
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