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Post Office

A Grade II Listed Building in Maesteg, Bridgend

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.6093 / 51°36'33"N

Longitude: -3.6575 / 3°39'26"W

OS Eastings: 285320

OS Northings: 191356

OS Grid: SS853913

Mapcode National: GBR H9.9SV3

Mapcode Global: VH5GX.KT85

Entry Name: Post Office

Listing Date: 14 July 1997

Last Amended: 14 July 1997

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 18504

Building Class: Commercial

Location: Located between St David's Church and the North Memorial Hall, facing the Town Hall square at the centre of Maesteg.

County: Bridgend

Town: Maesteg

Community: Maesteg

Community: Maesteg

Built-Up Area: Maesteg

Traditional County: Glamorgan

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History

Built 1938 by Office of Works for the Royal Mail.

Exterior

Built of a brindled brick with Bath stone dressings,on a low granite plinth. Slate roof. The main elevation is symmetrical, of 5 bays, sweeping up to 3 bays at first floor level and an unmoulded pediment-gable. The central pilastered and pedimented doorcase has a narrow overlight and panelled doors. To either side, 20-pane sash windows with a pronounced stone keystone in a flat brick arch, and three similar 16-pane sash windows above. To the left of the elevation, brick piers with iron gates giving access to the rear yard.

Reasons for Listing

Included as a well proportioned example of the Ministry of Works Georgian revival, and to complete the group of significant listed buildings at the centre of Maesteg.

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