SORTING OFFICE (FORMERLY POST OFFICE)

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1258250

Date first listed: 01-Feb-1979

Statutory Address: SORTING OFFICE (FORMERLY POST OFFICE), MARKET STREET

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: SORTING OFFICE (FORMERLY POST OFFICE), MARKET STREET

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

District: Wakefield (Metropolitan Authority)

National Grid Reference: SE 33090 20659

Summary

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History

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Details

1. MARKET STREET 5115 (West Side) Sorting Office (formerly Post Office) SE 3320 3V 2/196

II

2. Mid-late C19 former United Methodist Chapel. Large, classical building with 5-bay end to road. Red brick with ashlar quoins and dressings, 1st floor, three segment headed windows have architraves with keystones and impost string. Ground floor, two segmental pedimented doorways flank central window in plain architrave - one doorway now holds a window. Whole front is framed in giant Corinthian order with four pilasters, entablature and pediment over. 6-bay south return has tall segment-headed windows above, similar to front, and low sash windows with glazing bars below.

Listing NGR: SE3309020659

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 444636

Legacy System: LBS

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