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Llanwnnen Post Office

A Grade II Listed Building in Llanwnnen, Ceredigion

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.1037 / 52°6'13"N

Longitude: -4.1434 / 4°8'36"W

OS Eastings: 253295

OS Northings: 247212

OS Grid: SN532472

Mapcode National: GBR DP.9LWM

Mapcode Global: VH4GW.4DD3

Entry Name: Llanwnnen Post Office

Listing Date: 20 December 1996

Last Amended: 20 December 1996

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 18075

Building Class: Communications

Location: Situated on NW corner of cross-roads of A 485 and B 4337 in Llanwnnen village.

County: Ceredigion

Town: Lampeter

Community: Llanwnnen

Community: Llanwnnen

Traditional County: Cardiganshire

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History

Mid C19 village shop.

Exterior

Whitewashed roughcast with hipped slate roof and roughcast N end stack ( S end stack removed). Roof has flat eaves and is chamfered at SE angle. Two storeys, main three-window E front, narrow chamfered-off SE angle, and two-bay S side. 12-pane hornless sashes. Stucco plinth, band between floors, and angle strip on N end. E front has ground floor centre flat-roofed porch with double half-glazed doors and overlight, between roughcast piers with stucco caps and plinths. Narrow windows in side walls. Early C20 photographs show a slate hipped porch on two timber chamfered posts. 12-pane sash to right, and big square 20-pane shop window to left. Windowless N end. Chamfered SE angle has "Llanwnen Post Office" in raised letters on ground floor and 12-pane sash above. S side has roughcast flat porch (formerly with hipped slate roof) with double doors to right, centre similar 20-pane shop window and post-box to ground floor left (in infilled window), with 12-pane sash to first floor above. Similar angle strip at left angle.

Reasons for Listing

Listed as a good mid C19 house still in late Georgian style, in very prominent position on cross-roads. The survival of original shop windows is especially unusual.

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