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Old Post Office in the process of demolition from a watercolour by Fred Swaine


Old Post Office in the process of demolition from a watercolour by Fred Swaine
Description:
Undated. Image shows the old Post Office at Town Gate, on the Green, in the process of being demolished. The event is recorded by watercolour artist, Fred Swaine (1858-1942) and took place some time prior to the First World War. The old post office opened here in 1840 and was part of a group of 6 cottages. It closed in 1909 and a new post office opened in Blackett Street, then called Back Lane.

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