FORMER POST OFFICE AND ATTACHED RAILINGS

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1254816

Date first listed: 12-Dec-1995

Statutory Address: FORMER POST OFFICE AND ATTACHED RAILINGS, FLAT STREET

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Location

Statutory Address: FORMER POST OFFICE AND ATTACHED RAILINGS, FLAT STREET

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

District: Sheffield (Metropolitan Authority)

National Grid Reference: SK 35727 87367

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Details

SHEFFIELD

SK3587SE FLAT STREET 784-1/25/323 (East side) Former Post Office and attached railings

GV II

Post office, now offices, and attached railing. c1890, with rear addition dated 1909. Red brick with ashlar dressings and slate roofs with 2 gable and single ridge brick stacks, with prominent stone coping. EXTERIOR: first floor sillband, dentilled cornice and blocking course, coped gables. Main block, 2 storeys; 7 window range. Centre, flanked by brick pilasters topped with urns, has pedimented gable and a paired 8 pane sash. On either side, 2 similar windows, the right one partly reglazed. Arcaded ground floor has 5 moulded round arches with a central tripartite window flanked by 2 paired 8 pane sashes. Under the central window, blocked posting boxes, flanked by elaborate cast-iron area railing. Projecting end bays have angle pilasters to the first floor, carried up through a moulded cornice and topped with ball finials. Coped gables also have ball finials. On the first floor, a 2-light cross mullioned window with brick mullion and stone transom, with a pair of 8 pane sashes. Below, a pilastered doorcase with moulded cornice on brackets, and fielded panelled double doors, those to the right with an overlight. Above the doors, a pedimented panel with the VR monogram, and a crown in the pediment. Beyond, to left, a 2 storey addition, single window. Projecting centre with angle pilasters and cornice to each floor, the upper one dentilled. 3-light mullioned window with 8 pane sashes, and below, a similar 3-light cross-mullioned window. To right, a single storey addition with angle pilasters with ball finials, and coped gable with ball finial. Single 3-light cross mullioned window with 8 pane sashes. Rear addition, to Pond Street, in a simpler version of the same style, 2 storeys; 7 window range. 2 gable and 2 side wall coped brick stacks. Central bay has flanking pilasters and pediment containing a round-arched opening with a double sash. Single tripartite sash on each floor, the lower one larger. On either side, 2 double sashes, the lower ones larger. At the foot of each bay, a barred cellar opening. Projecting end bays have coped parapets and pedestals with ball finials, and a double sash on each floor. Left bay has a smaller sash to the ground floor with a corniced doorway below it. Beyond, to left, a gabled 2 storey block with coped gable containing a round window. Double sash flanked by single sashes. Below, 2 double board doors with louvred panels. INTERIOR not inspected.

Listing NGR: SK3572787367

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Legacy System number: 458139

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