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,28,Broad Street,Welshpool,,POWYS,

A Grade II Listed Building in Welshpool, Powys

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Latitude: 52.6597 / 52°39'34"N

Longitude: -3.1478 / 3°8'52"W

OS Eastings: 322463

OS Northings: 307503

OS Grid: SJ224075

Mapcode National: GBR B0.5FPK

Mapcode Global: WH79P.MD8V

Plus Code: 9C4RMV52+VV

Entry Name: ,28,Broad Street,Welshpool,,POWYS,

Listing Date: 11 March 1981

Last Amended: 29 February 1996

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 7771

Building Class: Domestic

Location: In the block between the corner with Berriew Street and New Street.

County: Powys

Community: Welshpool (Y Trallwng)

Community: Welshpool

Built-Up Area: Welshpool

Traditional County: Montgomeryshire

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History: An inscribed keystone records the date 1808 with the initials M.M. (Margaret Meredith), rebuilding on a site earlier occupied by the Plough and Harrow Public House, and forming part of a wider series of early C19 rebuilding in this part of the town. Possibly rebuilt as a private house, but certainly in commercial use by the late C19.

Exterior: Brick with slate roof. 3 storeys, a wide 2-window range. Modern shop front occupies the entire ground floor, but upper storeys retain original character, with 16-pane sash windows to first floor, with painted sill and splayed lintels with stressed keystones; 8-pane sash windows with similar heads to second floor.

The modest early C19 building retains much of its character despite the modern shop front, and forms part of a group of domestic and commercial buildings at the centre of the town.

Reference: Ion Trant, The Changing Face of Welshpool, 1986, p.60.

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