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GRIFFIN PRESS, OSBOURNE ROAD, PONTYPOOL

Site Details



NPRN 54621

Map Reference SO20SE

Grid Reference SO27890145

Unitary (Local) Authority Torfaen

Old County Monmouthshire

Community Pontymoile

Type of Site BUILDING

Broad Class INDUSTRIAL

Period 19th Century, Post Medieval

Site Description The Griffin Press Building is a two-storey stone-built printing works, that was built in 1870 on steeply sloping site. The building has an eight window street facade and a projecting two window central gable-entrance, including a Diocletian window in the gable over the inscription "GRIFFIN PRESS". The doorway and sash windows have brick segmental keystone arches, linked by a brick band. Printing operations ceased in 1988 and the building is now converted into apartments.

Claire Parry, RCAHMW, 26 July 2011.

Source: A Guide to the Industrial Archaeology of South East Wales, AIA, 2003

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