List entry

List entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: GENERAL POST OFFICE

List entry Number: 1076142

Location

GENERAL POST OFFICE, VICTORIA SQUARE B3

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County District District Type Parish
BirminghamMetropolitan Authority

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 25-Sep-1972

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 217696

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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History

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Details

VICTORIA SQUARE 1. 5104 City Centre B3 General Post Office SP 0686 NE 33/39 25.9.72 II 2. 1889-91 by Sir Henry Tanner. Stone; slate roof. Three storeys plus attic; 5 bays, the centre one slightly advanced and with superimposed orders, plus diagonal corner bays with pedimented entrances and also with superimposed orders. Ground floor with arched openings. First and second floors with cross windows. Exceedingly lively skyline with an arched window within a pedimented attic flanked by steeply pitched roofs with dormer windows and corner polygonal turrets with pediments, little domes and urns as finials.



Listing NGR: SP0671486818

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National Grid Reference: SP 06714 86818

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