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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: POST OFFICE

List entry Number: 1202740

Location

POST OFFICE, 36 AND 38, WHEELGATE

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

County: North Yorkshire

District: Ryedale

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Malton

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 12-Nov-1990

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 389578

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List entry Description

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History

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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

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National Grid Reference: SE 78691 71795

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