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SORTING OFFICE (FORMERLY 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: SORTING OFFICE (FORMERLY POST OFFICE)

List entry Number: 1258250

Location

SORTING OFFICE (FORMERLY POST OFFICE), MARKET STREET

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

County:

District: Wakefield

District Type: Metropolitan Authority

Parish:

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 01-Feb-1979

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 444636

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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Reasons for Designation

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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

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National Grid Reference: SE 33090 20659

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