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Latitude: 52.0041 / 52°0'14"N
Longitude: -3.2413 / 3°14'28"W
OS Eastings: 314887
OS Northings: 234688
OS Grid: SO148346
Mapcode National: GBR YW.HW3B
Mapcode Global: VH6BN.RWTK
Plus Code: 9C4R2Q35+JF
Entry Name: Workshop and gallery at Bronllys Castle House
Listing Date: 28 September 1961
Last Amended: 15 December 1995
Source ID: 6617
Building Class: Defence
Location: Located to the SW of Bronllys Castle House, backing on to the turn of the former inner bailey of the castle, and forming the W side of the front lawns of the house.
Traditional County: Brecknockshire
Exterior: Outbuilding incorporating part of the C14-C15 hall range of the medieval castle, adapted and extended, probably in the early C19, as the stables and carriage house for Bronllys Castle House, but including at the N end, the remains of medieval work. Rubble stone with a graded stone slate roof on the E, Welsh slate on the W. The building is of 3 bays, comprising an artist's gallery at the N end, workshop at the centre and stable at the S end, with attic accommodation over. C19 lean-to stabling at the rear. Two light C19 timber windows, 3-light to the gallery, and a boarded door set slightly off-centre. Three gabled dormers. At the N end, the medieval work comprises walls 1m thick, with a high painted arched doorcase to the gallery, a wall of approximately 6m run at the rear, and the gable end containing a large stack, the fireplace facing out to the N, now broken open, and a later fireplace and flue added internally. The rear building, now a woodstore, is toothed in to the medieval work.
Interior: May have originally had a transverse vault, now whitewashed. Tie and collar beam trusses.
Included at Grade II* for the particular interest of the surviving medieval work associated with Bronllys Castle.
Group value with the Keep at Bronllys Castle and Bronllys Castle House.
Scheduled Anceint Monument No. B 8 (part)
Reference: Haslam, R. 'Buildings of Wales' series (1979), Powys, 303; Notes made by RCAHM(Wales).
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