Northwich Post Office

Date:
30 Jul 2000
Location:
Northwich Post Office, 110 Winnington Lane, Northwich, Vale Royal, Cheshire, CW8 4DE
Reference:
IOE01/00019/13
Type:
Photograph (Digital)
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Description

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

18/2/86

II

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

Content

This is part of the Series: IOE\Noxon_R.G. IOE Records for Noxon, R.G.; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England

Rights

Copyright IoE 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.

Keywords

Plaster, Tile, Timber, 20th Century Post Office, Commercial, Communications, Postal System Structure