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Head Post Office

A Grade II Listed Building in Southampton, City of Southampton

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Coordinates

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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1092012

English Heritage Legacy ID: 135837

Location: Southampton, SO14

County: City of Southampton

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

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Listing Text

1. HIGH STREET
5239 (east side)

Nos 57 and 58
(Head Post Office)
SU 4211 4/140

II GV

2.
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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