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The Old Post Office

A Grade II Listed Building in Usk, Monmouthshire

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Latitude: 51.7655 / 51°45'55"N

Longitude: -2.8516 / 2°51'5"W

OS Eastings: 341330

OS Northings: 207770

OS Grid: SO413077

Mapcode National: GBR FD.ZWVX

Mapcode Global: VH79H.JWCF

Plus Code: 9C3VQ48X+69

Entry Name: The Old Post Office

Listing Date: 31 January 2001

Last Amended: 31 January 2001

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 24730

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Castle Street runs N from Beaufort Square in Raglan towards the castle. No 9 on the E side is part of a single range with No 8.

County: Monmouthshire

Town: Raglan

Community: Raglan (Rhaglan)

Community: Raglan

Built-Up Area: Raglan

Traditional County: Monmouthshire

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Earlier to Mid C19. No 9 was originally the service range of No 8 Castle St, the double-fronted house to the right. When divided, the service wing and one bay of the main house became No 9, used as the Post Office before being transferred to Raglan House, High Street.


House, white-painted stucco with slate close-eaved roof and painted red brick end stacks, that to right shared with No 8, of which this was formerly the service range. Quoins to left, matching those on right end of No 8. Two storeys, one-window range of 12-pane sash windows, the ground floor sash cambered-headed and slightly smaller than the one above. C20 6 panel door to right. House also includes right bay of main house (No 8) with canted bay-window and 12-pane hornless sash.


Interior not available for inspection at time of resurvey (December 1999)

Reasons for Listing

Included for group value with 8 Castle Street, of which it forms a single build. Part of a substantial earlier to mid C19 town house retaining original character.

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