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Post Office

A Grade II Listed Building in Kirkdale, Liverpool

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.4306 / 53°25'50"N

Longitude: -2.9769 / 2°58'36"W

OS Eastings: 335191

OS Northings: 393091

OS Grid: SJ351930

Mapcode National: GBR 76D.16

Mapcode Global: WH877.71PB

Entry Name: Post Office

Listing Date: 19 June 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1062572

English Heritage Legacy ID: 359692

Location: Liverpool, L4

County: Liverpool

Electoral Ward/Division: Kirkdale

Built-Up Area: Liverpool

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Merseyside

Church of England Parish: Kirkdale St Athanasius with St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Liverpool

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Listing Text

SJ 3593 WALTON ROAD
L4

16/1309 No. 1
- (Post Office)

- II


Post Office. 1905. Brick with stone dressings, slate roof.
Central 3 bays of 2 storeys with attic, flanking one-storey,
6- and 4-bay blocks. Stone base, flush bands and flush
stone quoin strips. Centre has cornice to central bay and
angles of flanking bays. Ground floor has Diocletian windows
with rusticated voussoirs, keystones and segmental open
pediments. All windows are sashed with glazing bars. 1st
floor 3:1:3 round-headed windows with eared architraves and
triple keystones, that to central bay has flanking engaged
Ionic columns; open pediment above contains dated cartouche,
parapet above. Flanking bays have coped gables with round
windows with swags below and triple keystones. End bays have
Diocletian windows and segmental parapets. Other bays have
windows in architraves with triple keystones, some paired.
Central entrance is round-headed with rusticated stone piers
and voussoirs and segmental open pediment. Plaque with
'POST OFFICE' above. Entrances to 5th and 12th bays have
architraves and small-paned overlights with triple
keystones.


Listing NGR: SJ3519193091

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