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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Lyleton Post Office (Lyleton, Municipality of Two Borders)

This building in Lyleton, in the Municipality of Two Borders, is unique in that its south side is made from poured concrete whereas the front (east) and north walls are made from locally-cast concrete blocks. Its year of construction is, as yet, unknown but is probably within the first decade of the 20th century, when the majority of Manitoba buildings made using this technique were built. The south wall has marked structural damage.

Lyleton Post Office

The Lyleton post office building made in the early 20th century from locally-manufactured concrete blocks (September 2012)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Site Location (lat/long): N49.05765, W101.17720
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

MHS Resources: Manitoba Bricks and Blocks

Sources:

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 27 May 2017

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