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Post Office

A Grade II Listed Building in Scarborough, North Yorkshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.2823 / 54°16'56"N

Longitude: -0.4023 / 0°24'8"W

OS Eastings: 504116

OS Northings: 488588

OS Grid: TA041885

Mapcode National: GBR TLMX.PN

Mapcode Global: WHGC0.SMMG

Entry Name: Post Office

Listing Date: 18 August 2000

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1382075

English Heritage Legacy ID: 482440

Location: Scarborough, North Yorkshire, YO11

County: North Yorkshire

Electoral Ward/Division: Castle

Built-Up Area: Scarborough

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Scarborough St Mary

Church of England Diocese: York

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Listing Text


TA 0488 ABERDEEN WALK
782/4/10025 (Northeast side)
18-AUG-00 Post Office

GV II

Post Office. 1909. Red brick with ashlar dressings and slate roofs with polished flush marble plinth. Baroque Revival style. 3 storey with ashlar ground floor and brick upper floors with ashlar dressings.
Street front has 11 windows with projecting 5 window centre, 2 window side wings and single window pavilions at either end. Central slightly projecting bay has moulded ashlar doorway with prominent keystones and Ionic columns supporting a large segmental pediment with central plaque inscribed POST OFFICE 1909. Above giant Ionic pilasters supporting steep pediment with between a tall glazing bar sash with prominent keystone and segmental pediment and a smaller glazing bar sash above in plainer moulded surround. Either side 2 glazing bar sashes in complex moulded surrounds, first floor has 2 glazing bar sashes with keystones and pediments, second floor windows smaller with glazing bar sashes and keystones between the windows giant banded pilasters all topped with deep dentilated cornice and brick parapet. Pavilions have round headed ashlar arches with prominent keystones on the ground floor similar sashes above with triangular pediments and topped with circular windows all set in shallow curve with banded quoins and scrolled tops.

Listing NGR: TA0411688588

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

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