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The General Post Office

A Grade II Listed Building in Sherborne, Dorset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.9487 / 50°56'55"N

Longitude: -2.5161 / 2°30'57"W

OS Eastings: 363842

OS Northings: 116710

OS Grid: ST638167

Mapcode National: GBR MV.NDCS

Mapcode Global: FRA 56ML.MMH

Plus Code: 9C2VWFXM+FH

Entry Name: The General Post Office

Listing Date: 4 October 1973

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1110771

English Heritage Legacy ID: 103884

Location: Sherborne, Dorset, DT9

County: Dorset

Civil Parish: Sherborne

Built-Up Area: Sherborne

Traditional County: Dorset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset

Church of England Parish: Sherborne with Castleton Abbey Church of St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Description

CHEAP STREET
1.
1625
(North East side)
No 47
(The General Post Office).
ST 6316 1/306
II GV
2.
Mid Cl9 probably. 2 storeys. 5 window bays. Ham stone front. Finely
dressed ashlar 1st floor; ground floor rusticated with cornice above.
Moulded eaves cornice with modillions above a frieze. 1st floor sash windows
3 panes wide with moulded architraves, cornice, frieze and sills. Wider
3 panes wide windows below. Central doorway with tall moulded architrave
frame; moulded cornice on carved trusses; rectangular fanlight; 6-panelled
door. Originally a private residence.

Nos 29 to 53 (odd) and No 53A form a group.


Listing NGR: ST6384216710

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