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General Post Office

A Grade II Listed Building in Bewsey and Whitecross, Warrington

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Latitude: 53.3881 / 53°23'17"N

Longitude: -2.598 / 2°35'52"W

OS Eastings: 360323

OS Northings: 388084

OS Grid: SJ603880

Mapcode National: GBR BY98.B5

Mapcode Global: WH98R.233F

Entry Name: General Post Office

Listing Date: 4 April 1975

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1139408

English Heritage Legacy ID: 58851

Location: Warrington, WA1

County: Warrington

Electoral Ward/Division: Bewsey and Whitecross

Built-Up Area: Warrington

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire

Church of England Parish: Warrington Holy Trinity

Church of England Diocese: Liverpool

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Listing Text

General Post Office
SJ 6088 1/129

Dated 1906. Red brick with stone dressings. Symmetrical front of 3 storeys, with
centre large windows with stone mullions and transoms and dentilled sills, flanked
by tower-like blocks with narrow windows and top circular windows and parapet;
entrance in left hand tower with dated lintel (north); 2 windows on each floor
in wings (ground floor windows with segmental arched heads9; tower blocks again
on ends. Large modillioned eaves cornice over 1st floor, and top floor in high
dormers on stone balustrade and mansard roof. Right hand side to Palmyra Square
North has 2 bays and flanking towers.

Listing NGR: SJ6032388084

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

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