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The Post Office

A Grade II Listed Building in Dyffryn Cennen, Carmarthenshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.8533 / 51°51'12"N

Longitude: -3.9568 / 3°57'24"W

OS Eastings: 265325

OS Northings: 219004

OS Grid: SN653190

Mapcode National: GBR DX.TK5P

Mapcode Global: VH4J4.CPK3

Entry Name: The Post Office

Listing Date: 24 November 1998

Last Amended: 24 November 1998

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 20917

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Situated in the centre of Trap village, just E of the bridge.

County: Carmarthenshire

Town: Llandeilo

Community: Dyffryn Cennen

Locality: Trapp

Traditional County: Carmarthenshire

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History

Late C19 house and Post Office apparently built as dwelling for blacksmith. Not marked on 1841 Tithe Map.

Exterior

House and Post Office, rubble stone with yellow brick dressings, slate roof and three rendered brick stacks. Two storeys, one-window range left, 3-window range right with centre door and overlight, to Post Office. Post-box inset to left of door, with George V crown. Yellow-brick surrounds to cambered-headed windows, yellow-brick head to door, 4-pane sashes.
Single storey rendered garage addition to right with slate roof.

Interior

Slate flag floors, post-office to left of hall.

Reasons for Listing

Included as a complete example of a small rural post office, the most prominent building in the centre of Trap.

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