Townsville Post Office (former), 252-270 Flinders St, Townsville, QLD, Australia
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member blingg
S 19° 15.515 E 146° 49.088
55K E 480888 N 7870550
Quick Description: The former post office for Townsville
Location: Queensland, Australia
Date Posted: 7/3/2020 11:06:55 PM
Waymark Code: WM12QR3
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member CADS11
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Long Description:
The former Post Office is a cement-rendered brick building in the Classic Revival style and features an asymmetric facade with a loggia on the lower level, which shades the building along Flinders and Denham Streets and a verandah along the front and side facade of the upper level. The building has a low pitched hipped roof of corrugated iron with a clocktower and parapeted cupola on the corner.
As a result of severe bomb damage done to buildings in Darwin, the clocktower was dismantled in 1942 and the mechanism was stored away. A greatly modified tower was built in 1963-64
List: Register of the National Estate

Place ID: 8965

Place File No: 4/05/245/0005

URL database reference: [Web Link]



Year built: 1886

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