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The workhouse  
  Newtown and Llanidloes Union workhouse  
 

The workhouse which was built in Caersws in 1840 is now Llys Maldwyn hospital. It would have accomodated about 300 paupers.

Map showing workhouse

 
 

Below is a photograph of the front of Caersws workhouse.

Photo of workhouse

 
 

There is more about this workhouse on the next page....

More about Newtown and Llanidloes Union workhouse.

 
 

 

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