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Post Office

A Grade II Listed Building in Malton, North Yorkshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.136 / 54°8'9"N

Longitude: -0.7971 / 0°47'49"W

OS Eastings: 478691

OS Northings: 471795

OS Grid: SE786717

Mapcode National: GBR QNWM.73

Mapcode Global: WHFBG.Q9MM

Entry Name: Post Office

Listing Date: 12 November 1990

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1202740

English Heritage Legacy ID: 389578

Location: Malton, Ryedale, North Yorkshire, YO17

County: North Yorkshire

District: Ryedale

Civil Parish: Malton

Built-Up Area: Malton

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: New Malton St Michael

Church of England Diocese: York

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Listing Text


MALTON

SE780715 WHEELGATE
801-1/8/152 (East side)
12/11/90 Nos.36 AND 38
Post Office

GV II

Post Office. c1910. Red brick in Flemish bond on ashlar
plinth, with orange-red brick quoin strips and dressings;
ashlar doorcase with timber hood; timber eaves cornice; coped
gables and brick end and centre stacks to tiled mansard roof.
Domestic Revival style. 2-storeys-and-attic; 5-window front.
Central sunk-panel double doors with patterned overlight, in
fasciated architrave beneath modillioned flat hood projecting
boldly on massive foliate console brackets. To right,
segment-arched tripartite sash window, centre light interruped
by stepped-up panel incorporating segment-headed brass posting
box. To left, two 12-pane sash windows beneath keyed segmental
arches. First-floor windows are 12-pane sashes with stone
sills and aprons. Moulded projecting eaves cornice with
mutules, and original rainwater goods at each end. In attic,
flat-topped dormers at each end flank 3 gabled dormers, each
with unequal 9-pane sash window beneath segmental pediment.
INTERIOR: lobby entrance doors half-glazed and panelled with
brass fittings. Postal hall to right, though divided by later
inserted counter, retains original directory racks and moulded
dado rail: original counter, now closed-off, survives at rear.
Built-in brass letter box behind front window.
Half-cylindrical metallic waste bin to left of door. Mutule
cornice to 3-bay coffered ceiling with moulded beams. Post
Office offered for sale at time of List Review (1990).


Listing NGR: SE7869171795

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

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