Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1202740

Date first listed: 12-Nov-1990

Statutory Address: POST OFFICE, 36 AND 38, WHEELGATE


Ordnance survey map of POST OFFICE
© Crown Copyright and database right 2019. All rights reserved. Ordnance Survey Licence number 100024900.
© British Crown and SeaZone Solutions Limited 2019. All rights reserved. Licence number 102006.006.
Use of this data is subject to Terms and Conditions.

The above map is for quick reference purposes only and may not be to scale. For a copy of the full scale map, please see the attached PDF - 1202740 .pdf

The PDF will be generated from our live systems and may take a few minutes to download depending on how busy our servers are. We apologise for this delay.

This copy shows the entry on 18-Feb-2019 at 14:00:21.


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



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


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


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

Legacy System number: 389578

Legacy System: LBS

End of official listing