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General Post Office

A Grade II Listed Building in Ladywood, Birmingham

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Latitude: 52.4793 / 52°28'45"N

Longitude: -1.9026 / 1°54'9"W

OS Eastings: 406714

OS Northings: 286819

OS Grid: SP067868

Mapcode National: GBR 5Z9.T4

Mapcode Global: VH9YW.ZY18

Entry Name: General Post Office

Listing Date: 25 September 1972

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1076142

English Heritage Legacy ID: 217696

Location: Birmingham, B2

County: Birmingham

Electoral Ward/Division: Ladywood

Built-Up Area: Birmingham

Traditional County: Warwickshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Midlands

Church of England Parish: Cathedral Church of St Philip Birmingham

Church of England Diocese: Birmingham

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Listing Text

City Centre B3
General Post Office
SP 0686 NE 33/39 25.9.72
1889-91 by Sir Henry Tanner. Stone; slate roof. Three storeys plus attic;
5 bays, the centre one slightly advanced and with superimposed orders,
plus diagonal corner bays with pedimented entrances and also with
superimposed orders. Ground floor with arched openings. First and second
floors with cross windows. Exceedingly lively skyline with an arched window
within a pedimented attic flanked by steeply pitched roofs with dormer windows
and corner polygonal turrets with pediments, little domes and urns as finials.

Listing NGR: SP0671486818

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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