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Post Office Sorting Office

A Grade II Listed Building in Ripon, North Yorkshire

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Latitude: 54.1387 / 54°8'19"N

Longitude: -1.5238 / 1°31'25"W

OS Eastings: 431211

OS Northings: 471530

OS Grid: SE312715

Mapcode National: GBR KNSL.X5

Mapcode Global: WHC7V.K7MK

Entry Name: Post Office Sorting Office

Listing Date: 19 March 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1150130

English Heritage Legacy ID: 330177

Location: Ripon, Harrogate, North Yorkshire, HG4

County: North Yorkshire

District: Harrogate

Civil Parish: Ripon

Built-Up Area: Ripon

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire

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Listing Text

This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 12/11/2015

SE 3171

NORTH STREET (east side),
No 23 (Post Office Sorting Office)


Opened 1906. By architect JG Burrell. Ground floor ashlar. First floor red brick. Slate mansard roof. Two storeys and attics. Heavy wooden modillioned eaves cornice. Moulded band above ground floor, with large sculpted bosses along it. Four bays: sashes with glazing bars, and tall double keystones: ground floor openings also have jambs and voussoirs alternately plain and moulded. Of these, 2 are doors each with 6 moulded panels and oblong fanlight with glazing bars; but front door also has segment-shaped ashlar hood suspended by cast iron braces. Four flat-topped attic dormers, with moulded cornices and angle pilasters. Red brick stacks with modillioned ashlar cornices. Two cast iron downpipes with large shaped rainwater heads.

Listing NGR: SE3121171530

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

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