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Latitude: 55.9864 / 55°59'11"N
Longitude: -4.5775 / 4°34'39"W
OS Eastings: 239302
OS Northings: 680051
OS Grid: NS393800
Mapcode National: GBR 0L.VX6V
Mapcode Global: WH3NB.NSFL
Entry Name: Alexandria, Bank Street, Post Office with Gatepiers and Boundary Wall
Listing Date: 29 March 1996
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 389600
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB43192
Building Class: Cultural
County: West Dunbartonshire
Electoral Ward: Leven
Traditional County: Dunbartonshire
Dated 1904. Single storey, rectangular-plan post office with Baronial details. Squared and snecked sandstone with ashlar margins and dressings. Brick side elevations. Base course; eaves frieze cornice, balustraded parapet.
MAIN ELEVATION: 4 bays near-symmetrically disposed. 2-bay centrepiece slightly advanced, door to left with moulded surround, modern 2-leaf boarded door; oval light in plaque over door, now blocked; "Post Office" inscribed in parapet above. Pedimented tripartite window to right, column mullions, segmental pediment breaking over centre window, plaque with ER inscribed; triangular pediment breaking eaves above, brackets inscribed AD to left, 1904 to right. Flanking bipartites; metal posting boxes inserted under window to right.
uPVC windows. Grey slate roof, lead flashings. Red sandstone, coped apex stacks, circular cans.
GATEPIERS AND BOUNDARY WALL: channelled ashlar, square piers with flat coping; low boundary wall with slab coping.
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