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Northwich Post Office

A Grade II Listed Building in Northwich, Cheshire West and Chester

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.2621 / 53°15'43"N

Longitude: -2.5085 / 2°30'30"W

OS Eastings: 366174

OS Northings: 374017

OS Grid: SJ661740

Mapcode National: GBR BZXQ.PC

Mapcode Global: WH99C.F8PK

Entry Name: Northwich Post Office

Listing Date: 18 February 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1139072

English Heritage Legacy ID: 57646

Location: Northwich, Cheshire West and Chester, CW9

County: Cheshire West and Chester

Civil Parish: Northwich

Built-Up Area: Northwich

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire

Church of England Parish: Witton (or Northwich) St Helen

Church of England Diocese: Chester

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Listing Text


SJ 67 SE NORTHWICH C.P. WITTON STREET
(South Side)

5/51 No.110 Northwich Post
Office

18/2/86

II

Post Office, 1911, architect not known. Subsidence-liftable
small-framed timber structure with recessed plaster panels; tiled
roof. 3 storeys plus attic; 5 windows. Symmetrical, Elizabethan,
lavishly ornamented. 4-storey porch has double doors in Tudor archway
with balustraded leaded overlight; paired pilasters carry, on shaped
brackets, bressumer inscribed POST OFFICE in gilt Gothic lettering;
ornate 2-storey oriel window; deeply jettied gable with mullioned and
transomed casement. Left of doorway a mullioned and transomed
casement and a Tudor-arched vehicular entrance to sorting office at
rear; 2 mullioned and transomed windows right of doorway; 2 to each
upper storey to each side of porch; 4 gabled attic dormers. Chevron
and quatrefoil braces and ornate timber decoration to panels; coved
plaster eaves; casements to front leaded. Plain small-framed end
gables. Sorting office of plain framing with grey slate roof.
Interior The frame is expressed. "Black and white, super." Pevsner
and Hubbard The Buildings of England - Cheshire.


Listing NGR: SJ6617474017

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