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The Old Post Office Restaurant

A Grade II Listed Building in St Fagans, Cardiff

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.4873 / 51°29'14"N

Longitude: -3.2679 / 3°16'4"W

OS Eastings: 312064

OS Northings: 177243

OS Grid: ST120772

Mapcode National: GBR HT.KGQR

Mapcode Global: VH6F5.9WR7

Entry Name: The Old Post Office Restaurant

Listing Date: 28 January 1963

Last Amended: 28 November 2003

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 13873

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Part of a group of historic buildings in the main street of St Fagans village.

County: Cardiff

Town: Cardiff

Community: St. Fagans (Sain Ffagan)

Community: St. Fagans

Locality: St Fagans

Built-Up Area: St Fagans

Traditional County: Glamorgan

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History

Northern two-storey part with C18 or earlier core; southern single storey part of C19 date; rear additions of the 1990s.

Exterior

Northern part, elevation to street with cement rendered cladding, slate gabled roof with flanking red brick stacks. Two storeys, four 3-panes wide sash windows on first floor; on ground floor a five panes wide sash window, one with horns, to each side of doorway with stone porch and six-panelled door.
Southern part of one storey. Elevation to the street has slate gabled roof, former doorway converted to a window to left hand and a 3-light stone mullion-and-transom window to the right hand, with wall letter box with GR cipher to the right of this.
Rear elevation with conservatory and other additions of the 1990s as part of its conversion to a restaurant.

Interior

Within, hallway with stone flagged floor and archway, and with blocked window opening in north wall. North ground floor room formerly with winding wood stair against north wall, also with ceiling beams; former dairy wing in rear wing to east of hallway; upstairs, roof trusses partly visible.

Reasons for Listing

Included as a part of the important group of historic estate buildings at the centre of St. Fagans village.

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