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Post Office

A Grade II Listed Building in Atherstone, Warwickshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.5772 / 52°34'38"N

Longitude: -1.5459 / 1°32'45"W

OS Eastings: 430867

OS Northings: 297809

OS Grid: SP308978

Mapcode National: GBR 5HP.KYQ

Mapcode Global: WHCHD.7H32

Entry Name: Post Office

Listing Date: 30 March 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1365193

English Heritage Legacy ID: 309132

Location: Atherstone, North Warwickshire, Warwickshire, CV9

County: Warwickshire

Civil Parish: Atherstone

Built-Up Area: Atherstone

Traditional County: Warwickshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Warwickshire

Church of England Parish: Atherstone St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Coventry

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Listing Text

ATHERSTONE LONG STREET
SP3097 (North-east side)
9/45 Nos.98 and 100 (Post Office)
GV II
House, now shop and post office. Late C18. Flemish bond brick with rendered
string course to second floor and moulded rendered cornice. Roof not visible
behind parapet. Double-depth plan. 3 storeys; 2-1-2 bays. Angles are slightly
recessed. Central bay projects slightly, and with right bays forms the Post
office. Early/mid C20 ground floor of limestone ashlar. Classical style.
Projecting bay has moulded 4-panelled double-leaf doors and fanlight in
hollow-chamfered arch with console. Tuscan Doric doorcase of half-columns and
entablature. 3 windows with glazing bars have fielded panels below, with fielded
pilaster panels to left and right and paired pilasters between them, under
continuous entablature. No.98 to left has C20 shop front. Upper floors have
4-pane sashes throughout; Post Office has rusticated rendered flat arches with
keyblocks, but No.98 has plain lintels. Interiors not inspected.


Listing NGR: SP3086797809

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