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THE GENERAL 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 GENERAL POST OFFICE

List entry Number: 1110771

Location

THE GENERAL POST OFFICE, 47, CHEAP STREET

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

County: Dorset

District: West Dorset

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Sherborne

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 04-Oct-1973

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 103884

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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

CHEAP STREET 1. 1625 (North East side) No 47 (The General Post Office). ST 6316 1/306 II GV 2. Mid Cl9 probably. 2 storeys. 5 window bays. Ham stone front. Finely dressed ashlar 1st floor; ground floor rusticated with cornice above. Moulded eaves cornice with modillions above a frieze. 1st floor sash windows 3 panes wide with moulded architraves, cornice, frieze and sills. Wider 3 panes wide windows below. Central doorway with tall moulded architrave frame; moulded cornice on carved trusses; rectangular fanlight; 6-panelled door. Originally a private residence.

Nos 29 to 53 (odd) and No 53A form a group.

Listing NGR: ST6384216710

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National Grid Reference: ST 63842 16710

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