List number: 1323754
List grade: 2
Tyne & Wear HER: 9121
Grid ref: NZ2492863968

Old Post Office, St Nicholas Street


The former Post office building on St Nicholas' Street in Newcastle was built 1871-1874 by James Williams.[1] Originally there were separate entrance for male and female staff.[2] The Post Office closed in the late 1990s when Royal Mail restructured. It is now used as offices of the NBS division of the Royal Institute of British Architects, who renovated the building. The building is Grade II listed.

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Former Post Office

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029457:General Post Office St. Nicholas Street Newcastle upon Tyne Unknown c.1900

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016877:St. Nicholas Street Newcastle upon Tyne Signey J. 1968

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Former General Post Office, St Nicholas Street

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Former post office, St Nicholas Street, Newcastle

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Newcastle's Old Post Office: At the heart of day-to-day city life for a century
- Chronicle Live 30th June 2016. "....For a century, the Old Post Office, on St Nicholas Street, Newcastle, was a focal point in the city, handling thousands of parcels, letters and ...

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GENERAL POST OFFICE AND AREA BALUSTRADE - St Nicholas Street - List Entry
- "Post office. 1871-74 by James Williams. Sandstone ashlar; roof not visible. Classical style. 4 storeys, 3 bays. 2 superimposed Giant Orders: Roman Doric on 2 lower floors and Corinthian above ...

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Tyne and Wear HER(9121): Newcastle, St. Nicholas Street, General Post Office
- "Post office. 1871-74 by James Williams. Sandstone ashlar; roof not visible. Classical style. 4 storeys, 3 bays. 2 superimposed Giant Orders: Roman Doric on 2 lower floors and Corinthian above ...

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