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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.


List entry Number: 1139843



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


District: Middlesbrough

District Type: Unitary Authority


National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 17-Nov-1978

Date of most recent amendment: 28-Jul-1988

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 59724

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MIDDLESBROUGH EXCHANGE SQUARE, NZ 4920 NE north side. 8/32 No. 6 part (Exchange House) (formerly listed as part of 17.11.78 Post Office).

G.V. II Wrongly shown on O.S. plan as Marton Road. Post office, 1878/79, with late C20 right staircase extension. Sandstone banded rusticated ground floor; brick in Flemish bond with stone dressings, on upper floors; and ashlar basement. Welsh slate roof. Baroque style. 3 storeys, basement and attic, 4 bays. In end bays 4 steps up to 3-panel double doors and overlights, in fluted coved surrounds, under enriched bracketed, Greek-key friezes and cornice hoods with enriched soffits. Sash windows: with moulded sills and panelled aprons, in moulded surrounds under bracketed similar frieze and fluted band, on ground floor. Upper-floor windows in architraves: first-floor under bracketed panelled friezes and pediments, segmental in 2 middle bays; balustraded aprons and moulded sill string. Guilloche-moulded sill band on 2nd floor. Heavy top entablature. Balusters missing from parapet with flagpole. 2 blocked basement windows. Mansard roof has corniced flat-roofed dormers with paired sash windows and glazing bars. Circular metal conical-roofed ridge ventilator. Corniced stacks at ends and on front slope. Staircase extension in keeping. Early C20 rear extensions and 7-bay left extension not of special interest.

Listing NGR: NZ4971620637

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National Grid Reference: NZ 49716 20637


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