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The Old Post Office

A Grade II Listed Building in Pentir, Gwynedd

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Latitude: 53.1975 / 53°11'51"N

Longitude: -4.1175 / 4°7'2"W

OS Eastings: 258645

OS Northings: 368811

OS Grid: SH586688

Mapcode National: GBR 5Q.2G8N

Mapcode Global: WH547.QWHK

Entry Name: The Old Post Office

Listing Date: 22 September 1997

Last Amended: 22 September 1997

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 18930

Building Class: Domestic

Location: One of two adjoining cottages at the S end of the High Street, set behind a stone walled front garden.

County: Gwynedd

Town: Bangor

Community: Pentir

Community: Pentir

Locality: Glasinfryn

Traditional County: Caernarfonshire

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Built in the mid to later C19 at the time of expansion in this small nucleated village, and formerly used as the village post office.


Built of uncoursed large stone rubble, continuous with No. 8 which it adjoins to the N. Slate roof. Two bays, symmetrical, central hallway plan with flanking reception rooms and gable stacks. Central framed and boarded door, below a gabled slated canopy. Six-paned horned sash windows to the ground floor, and similar but smaller windows to the upper floor, all openings with timber lintels. The gable stacks are of brick. Outbuilding to rear.

Reasons for Listing

Included as a well preserved small village house, and one of a pair in the Conservation area of this unusually nucleated village.

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