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#303981 - 24th Mar 2009 3:07pm Burton post office
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Picked up this nice picture postcard of burton post office.The sign above the door reads M.Cottrell licenced to sell tobacco


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#304049 - 24th Mar 2009 9:43pm Re: Burton post office [Re: nestonlad]
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Nice one. I was there not long ago with Dava249 and didnt see that bld. Maybe its gone now.
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#304072 - 24th Mar 2009 10:16pm Re: Burton post office [Re: Doctor_Frick]
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It looked a bit differen in the sixties ..
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#304074 - 24th Mar 2009 10:26pm Re: Burton post office [Re: diggingdeeper]
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The building is still there, but it doesn't look like it is a Post Office any longer ...


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#304109 - 25th Mar 2009 9:16am Re: Burton post office [Re: diggingdeeper]
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There used to be a post office in Puddington as well at one time, not sure when it closed, perhaps 1980 (ish), then people from the village had to go to Burton, and i fell sure the post office moved into Swift's butchers shop over the road, and last time i passed that shop was empty !.

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#304111 - 25th Mar 2009 9:55am Re: Burton post office [Re: Historybook]
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Yes the butchers has now got planning permission to turn it into a house

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