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Head Post Office, 61-62 High Street, Stow Hill, Newport

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Map ReferenceST38NW
Grid ReferenceST3102888366
Unitary (Local) AuthorityNewport
Old CountyMonmouthshire
CommunityStow Hill
Built as Head Post Office 1907-1908, by J Rutherford, architect, for Office of Works, the building is 3 storey and attic, built in the English Baroque style with red brick with Portland stone dressings was incorporated into very large commercial development in 1999. Five centre bays have a giant ionic order supporting dentil cornice with pulvinated frieze; balustrading with modern mansard behind. There are large round-headed and key blocked windows to the second floor; tripartite windows with advanced centre pediments, pulvinated friezes and half-columns to first floor. The building was incorporated into a very large commercial development in 1999.

Reference: Cadw listed buildings database.