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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: GENERAL POST OFFICE

List entry Number: 1139408

Location

GENERAL POST OFFICE, SPRINGFIELD STREET

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

County:

District: Warrington

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish:

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 04-Apr-1975

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 58851

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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

1. SPRINGFIELD STREET 5150 General Post Office SJ 6088 1/129 II

2. Dated 1906. Red brick with stone dressings. Symmetrical front of 3 storeys, with centre large windows with stone mullions and transoms and dentilled sills, flanked by tower-like blocks with narrow windows and top circular windows and parapet; entrance in left hand tower with dated lintel (north); 2 windows on each floor in wings (ground floor windows with segmental arched heads9; tower blocks again on ends. Large modillioned eaves cornice over 1st floor, and top floor in high dormers on stone balustrade and mansard roof. Right hand side to Palmyra Square North has 2 bays and flanking towers.

Listing NGR: SJ6032388084

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National Grid Reference: SJ 60323 88084

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