POST OFFICE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1202740
Date first listed:
12-Nov-1990
Statutory Address:
POST OFFICE, 36 AND 38, WHEELGATE

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Location

Statutory Address:
POST OFFICE, 36 AND 38, WHEELGATE

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

County:
North Yorkshire
District:
Ryedale (District Authority)
Parish:
Malton
National Grid Reference:
SE 78691 71795

Details

MALTON

SE780715 WHEELGATE 801-1/8/152 (East side) 12/11/90 Nos.36 AND 38 Post Office

GV II

Post Office. c1910. Red brick in Flemish bond on ashlar plinth, with orange-red brick quoin strips and dressings; ashlar doorcase with timber hood; timber eaves cornice; coped gables and brick end and centre stacks to tiled mansard roof. Domestic Revival style. 2-storeys-and-attic; 5-window front. Central sunk-panel double doors with patterned overlight, in fasciated architrave beneath modillioned flat hood projecting boldly on massive foliate console brackets. To right, segment-arched tripartite sash window, centre light interruped by stepped-up panel incorporating segment-headed brass posting box. To left, two 12-pane sash windows beneath keyed segmental arches. First-floor windows are 12-pane sashes with stone sills and aprons. Moulded projecting eaves cornice with mutules, and original rainwater goods at each end. In attic, flat-topped dormers at each end flank 3 gabled dormers, each with unequal 9-pane sash window beneath segmental pediment. INTERIOR: lobby entrance doors half-glazed and panelled with brass fittings. Postal hall to right, though divided by later inserted counter, retains original directory racks and moulded dado rail: original counter, now closed-off, survives at rear. Built-in brass letter box behind front window. Half-cylindrical metallic waste bin to left of door. Mutule cornice to 3-bay coffered ceiling with moulded beams. Post Office offered for sale at time of List Review (1990).

Listing NGR: SE7869171795

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
389578
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

End of official listing

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Date: 14 Jan 2001
Reference: IOE01/03291/11
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr John Turner. Source Historic England Archive
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