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The Old Post Office

A Grade II* Listed Building in Alnwick, Northumberland

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Latitude: 55.4127 / 55°24'45"N

Longitude: -1.7079 / 1°42'28"W

OS Eastings: 418590

OS Northings: 613233

OS Grid: NU185132

Mapcode National: GBR J5JV.1J

Mapcode Global: WHC1K.Q6XX

Entry Name: The Old Post Office

Listing Date: 25 August 1977

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1041494

English Heritage Legacy ID: 235675

Location: Alnwick, Northumberland, NE66

County: Northumberland

Civil Parish: Alnwick

Built-Up Area: Alnwick

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland

Church of England Parish: Alnwick

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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Listing Text

(South Side)
No 1
(The Old Post Office)
NU 1815 SE 1/42
Early C19. Two storeys, attic and basement. 1+3+1 windows. Ashlar. Central
3 bays break forward slightly with pediment over. Moulded eaves cornice; slate
roof with coped verges, only left hand kneeler left. One original brick chimney
on ridge and a more recent one behind pediment. Two small lights in pediment.
Other windows glazing bar sashes with moulded architraves; alternate triangular
and segmental pediments on 1st floor, flat pediments on ground floor where 2 right
hand windows have plate glass lower sashes. Large projecting pedimented portico
with doric columns, approached by steps, in centre; 6 panel door. Large semi-circular
archway to left to cobbled passage with double doors. Raised window surrounds
at rear.

Listing NGR: NU1859313231

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