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Latitude: 51.9964 / 51°59'47"N
Longitude: -3.2317 / 3°13'53"W
OS Eastings: 315534
OS Northings: 233825
OS Grid: SO155338
Mapcode National: GBR YW.JK00
Mapcode Global: VH6BV.X2XW
Plus Code: 9C3RXQW9+H8
Entry Name: Former Shop at Olde Mason's Arms P.H.
Listing Date: 14 August 1995
Last Amended: 14 August 1995
Source ID: 16281
Building Class: Domestic
Location: Located on the N side of Back Lane, at right angles to the Olde Mason's Arms public house, sharing the same cobbled forecourt.
Built-Up Area: Talgarth
Traditional County: Brecknockshire
This small building once provided the Fire Station office for Talgarth (the appliance being kept in the garage of the Tower Hotel opposite), an angora rabbit house, and a dwelling for the adjacent public house. It now provides storage for the public house.
Shop of early-mid C19. Stone with a painted brickwork facade, C20 artificial slate roof. Two bays, 2-storeys, with gable stack. On ground floor a full length C19 symmetrical shop window between end pilasters, with central pair of glazed doors. Triple brackets at the ends and intermediate brackets support a continuous canopy. On first floor, two widely spaced 9 and 12-paned sash windows with Brecon hoppers. To the rear an off-centre door, now blocked.
In front, a cobbled yard with edging defining a path to the public house door.
Eight feet wide only, originally divided into shop and kitchen to right, with a corner fireplace. Stair at opposite end to upper floor. Matchboarded ceiling.
Included as an unaltered example of a C19 village shop premises.
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