CPAT Regional Sites & Monuments Record

PRN 77934 - Welshpool, High Street, Guildhall

NGR :- SJ22400758 (SJ20NW)
Unitary authority :- Powys
Community :- Welshpool
Prefered site type :- Post Medieval - Guildhall (Building - Destroyed )

Bleaze's plan of 1629 shows a Guildhall in the centre of Broad Street at the entrance to what is now Hall Street. In 1795, the building was deemed unsafe and pulled down. A new town hall was built on the present site of the town hall (Gilbert-Davies, I, 2000, 69-72).

Sources:-
Gilbert-Davies, I , 2000 , "The Town Halls of Welshpool ", Sayce Papers 6 , 69-71 .

record created 26/10/00 , last updated 26/10/00
The above data are supplied by CPAT in partnership with its Local Authorities and the partners of END, CPAT SMR partnership, 2003 (and in part Crown, 2003)



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Clwyd Powys Archaeological Trust, Curatorial Section, 7a Church Street, Welshpool, Powys SY21 7DL.
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