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Statutory Address:

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

Mansfield (District Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SK 53961 61033



SK5361 CHURCH STREET 924-1/5/42 (South West side) Head Post Office


Head post office. c1925. Brick with ashlar front; roof not visible. Single side wall ashlar stack. Baroque Revival style. Plain angle pilasters, moulded main cornice. 3 storeys; 8-window range of metal-framed glazing bar casements arranged 1:5:2. Slightly projecting central block, 5 windows, flanked by entrance bays. Main block has the upper floors articulated by giant Ionic pilasters and flanked by rusticated strips with ornamented capitals, carried through the cornice to form pedestals. In each bay, a single casement with double keystone, and above, a smaller casement with keyblock and ornamented apron. Rusticated ground floor has moulded cornice and moulded central doorway with keyblock and cornice. 6-pane double doors with margin-glazed overlight, flanked by 2 large casements. 3 of these windows have posting boxes and stamp machines below them. Double entrance bay, to right, has 2 casements on each floor, the upper ones smaller, all with double keystones. Below, a round-arched cart entrance with double keystone and swept-top wrought-iron gates. Single entrance bay, to left, has a single casement on each floor, the upper one smaller, with double keystones. Below, a plain stone doorcase with keyblock and 6-panel double door. Above it, a louvred round opening with double keystone.

Listing NGR: SK5396161033


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

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Date: 01 Sep 2004
Reference: IOE01/12593/06
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Derek E. Wharton. Source Historic England Archive
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