Newtown and district
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  The Buck Inn, Newtown  

The Buck Inn was originally a timber-framed private house built in the 17th century, with the upper storey projecting beyond the ground floor at the front of the building. It is likely that it would have once had a thatched roof like the Checkers Hotel in nearby Broad Street.
The inn, in Newtown's High Street, still survives today as one of the oldest buildings in the town.

Buck Inn
High Street
Buck Inn, Newtown

It had become a licensed inn by the early 19th century. The space to the right of the old building was in use as an auction yard for some years, then became a garage business in the 1920s.
The premises just visible on the right of this picture seem to have been in use as a furniture shop at the time of this undated photograph.

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