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Latitude: 50.8988 / 50°53'55"N
Longitude: -1.4036 / 1°24'12"W
OS Eastings: 442039
OS Northings: 111207
OS Grid: SU420112
Mapcode National: GBR RQQ.T0
Mapcode Global: FRA 76YQ.P0C
Entry Name: Head Post Office
Listing Date: 8 October 1981
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1092012
English Heritage Legacy ID: 135837
Location: Southampton, SO14
Electoral Ward/Division: Bargate
Built-Up Area: Southampton
Traditional County: Hampshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hampshire
Church of England Parish: Southampton City Centre St Mary
Church of England Diocese: Winchester
1. HIGH STREET
5239 (east side)
Nos 57 and 58
(Head Post Office)
SU 4211 4/140
Dated 1894. Flemish style. Three storeys and attics red brick with terra
cotta dressings. Slate roof. Three elaborate pediments with shell moulding.
Modillion cornice with frieze. Five mullioned and transomed casements to
first and second floor windows. Round-headed windows to ground floor and
left-hand projecting pedimented porch supported on console brackets incorporating
a crown in the pediment.
Underneath the building is a C14 vault which is a scheduled ancient monument.
Listing NGR: SU4200611268
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