NORTHWICH POST OFFICE

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1139072

Date first listed: 18-Feb-1986

Statutory Address: NORTHWICH POST OFFICE, 110, WITTON STREET

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Location

Statutory Address: NORTHWICH POST OFFICE, 110, WITTON STREET

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

District: Cheshire West and Chester (Unitary Authority)

Parish: Northwich

National Grid Reference: SJ 66174 74017

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History

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Details

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

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 57646

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, Hubbard, E, The Buildings of England: Cheshire, (1971)

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