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Latitude: 51.6617 / 51°39'42"N
Longitude: -3.8069 / 3°48'24"W
OS Eastings: 275120
OS Northings: 197423
OS Grid: SS751974
Mapcode National: GBR H2.6K54
Mapcode Global: VH4K5.YHTJ
Entry Name: Old Post Office Building
Listing Date: 5 January 1989
Last Amended: 5 January 1989
Source ID: 11827
Building Class: Communications
Location: On the street line opposite the junction with Alfred Street and adjoining the present Post Office.
County: Neath Port Talbot
Community: Neath (Castell-nedd)
Built-Up Area: Neath
Traditional County: Glamorgan
1927 showing influence of Queen Anne Revival.
Two storey and attic 4 window, irregular stonework laid to courses. Steeply pitched modern slate roof, shouldered raking gable parapets. Moulded stone cornice dropped below eaves level, incorporating lander with contemporary rainwater goods to ends. Dated 1927 to waterheads.
Four hipped dormers to attic, slightly swept slate roofs, slated cheeks, lead valleys. Nine pane horned sashes in flush frames.
Four, 15 pane horned sash windows to first floor, flush frames; regular stone voussoirs, stone sills. Ventilation blocks set below sills.
Three bay ashlar arcade flanked by doorways to ground floor. Moulded round arches with keystones, resting on corniced impost band. Ashlar masonry plinth, small paned around arched windows recessed under arches. Doorway to extreme left and right.
Stone voussoirs, with stressed keystones. Panelled double doors.
Contemporary wall post box to right of left hand doorway.
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