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Latitude: 53.1437 / 53°8'37"N
Longitude: -1.1947 / 1°11'40"W
OS Eastings: 453961
OS Northings: 361033
OS Grid: SK539610
Mapcode National: GBR 8F5.YKK
Mapcode Global: WHDFZ.M79S
Plus Code: 9C5W4RV4+F4
Entry Name: Head Post Office
Listing Date: 21 March 1994
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1207168
English Heritage Legacy ID: 391698
Location: Portland, Mansfield, Nottinghamshire, NG18
Electoral Ward/Division: Portland
Built-Up Area: Mansfield
Traditional County: Nottinghamshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Nottinghamshire
Church of England Parish: Mansfield St Peter and St Paul
Church of England Diocese: Southwell and Nottingham
Tagged with: Post office
SK5361 CHURCH STREET
924-1/5/42 (South West side)
Head Post Office
Head post office. c1925. Brick with ashlar front; roof not
visible. Single side wall ashlar stack. Baroque Revival style.
Plain angle pilasters, moulded main cornice. 3 storeys;
8-window range of metal-framed glazing bar casements arranged
1:5:2. Slightly projecting central block, 5 windows, flanked
by entrance bays.
Main block has the upper floors articulated by giant Ionic
pilasters and flanked by rusticated strips with ornamented
capitals, carried through the cornice to form pedestals. In
each bay, a single casement with double keystone, and above, a
smaller casement with keyblock and ornamented apron.
Rusticated ground floor has moulded cornice and moulded
central doorway with keyblock and cornice. 6-pane double doors
with margin-glazed overlight, flanked by 2 large casements. 3
of these windows have posting boxes and stamp machines below
Double entrance bay, to right, has 2 casements on each floor,
the upper ones smaller, all with double keystones. Below, a
round-arched cart entrance with double keystone and swept-top
Single entrance bay, to left, has a single casement on each
floor, the upper one smaller, with double keystones. Below, a
plain stone doorcase with keyblock and 6-panel double door.
Above it, a louvred round opening with double keystone.
Listing NGR: SK5396161033
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