History in Structure

This site is entirely user-supported. See how you can help.

Outbuilding at The Olde Post Office

A Grade II Listed Building in Trewern, Powys

We don't have any photos of this building yet. Why don't you be the first to send us one?

Upload Photo »

Approximate Location Map
Large Map »

Coordinates

Latitude: 52.6961 / 52°41'45"N

Longitude: -3.0653 / 3°3'55"W

OS Eastings: 328101

OS Northings: 311467

OS Grid: SJ281114

Mapcode National: GBR B3.3B04

Mapcode Global: WH79J.WHHG

Entry Name: Outbuilding at The Olde Post Office

Listing Date: 24 January 1995

Last Amended: 24 January 1995

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 15644

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Outbuilding lying immediately west and in front of The Olde Post Office, with the gable end to the road, now used as a store and drying room.

County: Powys

Community: Trewern (Tre-wern)

Community: Trewern

Traditional County: Montgomeryshire

Find accommodation in
Criggion

History

Built c.1850, contemporary with The Olde Poste Office and Bryn Caredig, which were built as estate cottages for Maesfron.

Exterior

Single-storey yellow brick outbuilding with dark tile roof. The gable end facing the road has square turret with four gables and elaborate iron windvane. One small window and door on east front, leading off a wide cobbled path with seven steps. Painted brick lean-to on W. To the rear, is a further small outbuilding with door and window and a terminal red brick stack.

Reasons for Listing

Included for group value with The Olde Poste Office and Bryn Caredig and as an important part of the picturesque group associated with Maesfron.

Recommended Books

Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Outbuilding at the Olde Post Office
    Outbuilding lying immediately west and in front of The Olde Post Office, with the gable end to the road, now used as a store and drying room.
  • II The Olde Post Office
    Situated above the road and to the north-east of Maesfron.
  • II Bryn Caredig
    Situated above the road and to the north-east of Maesfron.
  • II Maesfron
    Set on a high bank on the north side of the road, within its own landscaped gardens comprising terraces facing south, and approached by a landscaped winding drive from the gates.
  • II Gazebo at Maesfron
    Situated on the upper terrace, approximately 50m east of the south elevation of Maesfron house.
  • II* Grotto at Maesfron
    Situated in the landscaped gardens to the south-east of Maesfron house. Built into the steep bank south of the gazebo.
  • II Upper Farm Farmhouse
    Located on a platform site on the steep bank climbing to the N side of Moel y Golfa.
  • II* Trewern House (also known as Trewern Farmhouse) (South)
    Trewern

BritishListedBuildings.co.uk is an independent online resource and is not associated with any government department. All government data published here is used under licence. Please do not contact BritishListedBuildings.co.uk for any queries related to any individual listed building, planning permission related to listed buildings or the listing process itself.

British Listed Buildings is a Good Stuff website.