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THE POST OFFICE

List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: THE POST OFFICE

List entry Number: 1023566

Location

THE POST OFFICE, CASTLE STREET

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County:

District: Wiltshire

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Salisbury

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 12-Oct-1972

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 318922

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

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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National Grid Reference: SU 14404 30157

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