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Head Post Office

A Grade II Listed Building in Deal, Kent

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Latitude: 51.2251 / 51°13'30"N

Longitude: 1.4022 / 1°24'7"E

OS Eastings: 637644

OS Northings: 152819

OS Grid: TR376528

Mapcode National: GBR X1Y.1BL

Mapcode Global: VHMDG.8G3Q

Plus Code: 9F336CG2+2V

Entry Name: Head Post Office

Listing Date: 8 February 1974

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1343701

English Heritage Legacy ID: 177262

Location: Deal, Dover, Kent, CT14

County: Kent

District: Dover

Civil Parish: Deal

Built-Up Area: Deal

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

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(North Side)
Head Post Office
TR 3752 NE 1/412
Late C19. Architect. C B Hutchinson. The right side portion is of 2 storeys
and has a most elaborate and fantastic Dutch gable of red brick with stone and
flint diaperwork. Curved pediment on top. 4 moulded brick pilasters and 3 round-
headed arches. Below this is a very wide modillion cornice. The 1st floor has
6 moulded brick pilasters and mullioned and transomed casements set in arcading
between. The ground floor has 2 large cambered windows and a right side doorcase
with blank cartouche above surmounted by a stone curved pediment and flanked
by console brackets. Freely interpreted Gibbs surround. On the left is a 1
storey portion with a slate roof having 2 stuccoed gables with curved pediments
and console brackets. Underneath this is a modillion cornice. The ground floor
has 13 moulded brick pilasters but only 6 windows set in arcading - the other
window spaces have blanks. Stone and brick plinth.

Listing NGR: TR3764452819

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