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Latitude: 52.6962 / 52°41'46"N
Longitude: -3.0652 / 3°3'54"W
OS Eastings: 328110
OS Northings: 311479
OS Grid: SJ281114
Mapcode National: GBR B3.3B16
Mapcode Global: WH79J.WHKC
Plus Code: 9C4RMWWM+FW
Entry Name: The Olde Post Office
Listing Date: 11 March 1981
Last Amended: 24 January 1995
Source ID: 7915
Building Class: Communications
Location: Situated above the road and to the north-east of Maesfron.
Community: Trewern (Tre-wern)
Traditional County: Montgomeryshire
Built c1850 as staff cottages for Maesfron. At various times has been The Pheasant Inn and Trewern Post Office and has also been known as Maesfron Cottage.
Roughcast front of yellow brick construction and with dark tile roof. Main block of 2 storeys, 3 bays, with central bay broken forward, gabled and provided with scalloped barge boards. To either side 2 flanking bays with lower roofs the upper floor windows breaking the eaves and gabled. Central door with depressed arch and boarded doors with planted half-round moulding forming a simple rectangular pattern. Iron lattice windows in chamfered and painted stone surrounds. Paired yellow brick round chimney shafts decorated with zig-zag and spiral ribs. Iron hoops for the hitching of horses remain attached to the front of the building.
Listed for the special interest of the well-preserved mid C19 character and for its historic interest as former estate cottages to Maesfron.
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