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Maes-y-garn Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Llanigon, Powys

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.0443 / 52°2'39"N

Longitude: -3.1572 / 3°9'25"W

OS Eastings: 320733

OS Northings: 239061

OS Grid: SO207390

Mapcode National: GBR YZ.FCJB

Mapcode Global: VH6BJ.7W97

Plus Code: 9C4R2RVV+P4

Entry Name: Maes-y-garn Farmhouse

Listing Date: 28 September 1961

Last Amended: 20 June 1995

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 6631

Building Class: Domestic

Location: The farmhouse overlooks a lane leading E from Fordd-las, 1300 metres SSW of Llanigon Church, and backs onto its own farm buildings.

County: Powys

Community: Llanigon

Community: Llanigon

Locality: Ffordd-las

Traditional County: Brecknockshire

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History

The house is L-shaped, the front range dating from about 1850 and the rear (service) wing probably the same date. Front range has unusual details for the area and was doubtless architect-designed.

Exterior

Late Georgian style; 2 storeys, rendered to stone dressings with a hipped slate roof. Dressings include all windows, pilaster strips up all angles, and a chamfered plinth. 3-window front symmetrical, sashed windows, pair of stone chimneys with ogee cornices, single-storey sashed bay window on return elevations at both ends. Front doors, pair, moulded panels below marginal glazing, pulvinated-panel architrave, panelled wooden cantilevered hood. One window at rear of front reduced in size recently. The rear wing has 3 round-headed lancets to E on ground floor but triple casements to W; also modern plate-glass door and window on E; triple-light casements under cambered arches above. Original chimney on N gable-end. Render partly removed from rear.

Interior

The front rooms have 4 or 6-panelled doors, Grecian ovolo mouldings, classical cornices, and wooden chimneypieces with gothic or Old English detail. Staircase with turned pine newels. Kitchen at rear open-plan with exposed ceiling beams. 1st floor, front rooms with panelled doors; rear, plank doors.

Reasons for Listing

A good mid-19th century farmhouse, of genteel appearance and with unusual features.

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Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Agricultural Range to rear of Maes-y-garn Farmhouse
    To rear (east) of Maes-y-garn Farmhouse.
  • II Llwynmaddy Farmhouse
    Situated to the south of Llanigon, the house stands opposite a small group of traditional stone farm buildings, set back from the lane and sideways onto it.
  • II Barn at Llwynmaddy
    Prominently sited immediately opposite the farmhouse closing the farmyard.
  • II* Tynllyne Farmhouse
    The house is situated next to its own farm buildings in an elevated position 1750 metres WSW of Llanigon Church.
  • II Plas Celyn
    Plas Celyn is situated in a farmyard 800 metres S of Llanigon.
  • II Llwynfilly
    The former farmhouse stands in open countryside to SW of Llanigon, at the end of a narrow track leading to the house and farm buildings.
  • II Llwynbarried Farmhouse
    The house stands adjacent to modern farm buildings in open countryside 900 metres SW of Ffordd-las road junction.
  • II The Old Post Office
    The Old Post Office stands in the middle of Llanigon village 25 metres W of the church on a rising site and end-on to the lane, so that both its front and rear elevations are clearly visible.

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