General Post Office, City of London, c1910 (1911). Britain's first purpose-built mail facility located in St Martin's le Grand. The General Post Office, designed with Grecian Ionic porticoes by Robert Smirke (1780-1867), was built between 1825 and 1829. The building closed in 1910 and was demolished two years later. The only fragment surviving is the Ionic capital from the right-hand side of the portico, which was presented to Walthamstow urban council and is sited in Vestry Road. From London - The City, by Sir Walter Besant. [Adam & Charles Black, London, 1911]
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