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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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