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Latitude: 55.947 / 55°56'49"N
Longitude: -4.7536 / 4°45'13"W
OS Eastings: 228145
OS Northings: 676082
OS Grid: NS281760
Mapcode National: GBR 0D.Y630
Mapcode Global: WH2M9.YSJC
Plus Code: 9C7QW6WW+QH
Entry Name: Head Post Office, 80-92 Cathcart Street, Greenock
Listing Name: 80-92 Cathcart Street, Former Post Office Building
Listing Date: 31 May 1994
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 378402
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB34183
Building Class: Cultural
Electoral Ward: Inverclyde North
Traditional County: Renfrewshire
W W Robertson, Office of Works, 1898-9. Monumental corner block, richly ornamented and with mixed Renaissance details. Symmetrical front, 3 storeys with attic, paired Ionic square-columned porticos (one entrance now blocked), round-arched large windows at ground; facade above articulated with single and 2-light windows, round-arched at 2nd floor, mostly original glazing throughout. Stone-cleaned light-coloured ashlar, big pavilion roofs (slated, platformed, iron-cresting), parapet with urns. Single bay west flank to Cross Shore Street, but range extends to rear (north) by another 7 bays in much plainer style.
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