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Former Head 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: Former Head Post Office

List entry Number: 1080100


42, Eden Street, Kingston upon Thames

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

County: Greater London Authority

District: Kingston upon Thames

District Type: London Borough


National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 06-Oct-1983

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 203107

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This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 15/03/2018

TQ 1869 SW 7A/16

KINGSTON-UPON-THAMES EDEN STREET (east side) No 42, Former Head Post Office

(Formerly listed as Head Post Office, EDEN STREET)

II Dated 1875. Three storeys. Red brick with stone dressings. The main front facing west is in two major bays with the right hand one set forward. This is four window bays wide [1:2:1 windows on the first floor], with a doorway to the right with stone lintel and a trefoil light above.The windows have stone lintels with roll-moulded shoulders. On the second floor is some blue brick diapering. Slate roof behind a parapet, gabled over the central bays with the royal monogramme and date in the gable. The set-back to the left hand part of the right side is angled on the lower floors, with moulded stone corbelling. The left-hand half of the elevation has four windows on the ground floor. Shouldered arches. Above is a two storey, three light window in two-centred-arched opening, with the tympanum containing a cinquefoil and dogtooth terracotta. The main entrance is in a porch on the north return elevation with a segmental arched doorway with carved monsters on the springings and a gable above. Later extension to rear of little interest. Occupies an important site at the corner of Eden Street.

Listing NGR: TQ1810069124

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National Grid Reference: TQ 18100 69124


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