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Stables at Llwynau-bach Lodge Hotel

A Grade II Listed Building in Gwernyfed, Powys

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Latitude: 52.0482 / 52°2'53"N

Longitude: -3.1854 / 3°11'7"W

OS Eastings: 318802

OS Northings: 239532

OS Grid: SO188395

Mapcode National: GBR YY.F4GY

Mapcode Global: VH6BH.QSV6

Plus Code: 9C4R2RX7+7R

Entry Name: Stables at Llwynau-bach Lodge Hotel

Listing Date: 28 September 1961

Last Amended: 9 December 1999

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 6644

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Llwynau-bach lies NE of Treble Hill, approximately 800m from Glasbury Bridge, and on the S side of the road, accessed from a lay-by created on the earlier road line.

County: Powys

Community: Gwernyfed

Community: Gwernyfed

Locality: Treble Hill, Glasbury

Traditional County: Brecknockshire

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The two-storey stable building was erected in the early C19 for the Hay to Brecon Tramway, where it is said draught horses were changed. It later became the home farm for Broomfield.


Sandstone rubble, with a hipped slated roof of artificial slate. Two storeys, 4 bays, the ground floor with the battened doors and 2-light windows replaced in C20 in a similar pattern to the original. Segmental stone arches. Large ashlar voissoir-dressed pitching eyes central on the yard side, and on the E end, and 2 further pitching doors at high level on the SE side. The stables form the SE side of a rectangular courtyard.

Reasons for Listing

Included as a distinctive building, and one of the few surviving associated with the early tramway.

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Other nearby listed buildings

  • II* Broomfield
    Located on a terrace cut out of the steep bank of the Wye valley, high above the main Brecon to Hay road, and backing directly on to the former Hereford, Hay and Brecon Railway.
  • II Tramway Office at Broomfield
    Located above the SW garden of Broomfield, by the side of the former tramway.
  • II Ashgrove House
    Located at the end of a terrace of 2 houses, on the NW side of the road, behind a short front garden and hedge.
  • II Treble Hill
    Located on an elevated terrace above the Wye and main Hay to Brecon road, facing over the bridge to Glasbury.
  • II Treble Hill Baptist Chapel
    Located in a conspicuous position on the Brecknock end of the causeway to Glasbury bridge, with its entrance gable behind a narrow forecourt facing the road.
  • II Tir uched
    Located on a minor road leading due east from Treble Hill, Glasbury in the direction of Llanigon.
  • II Railway Bridge at Treble Hill
    Located on the minor road from Treble Hill Glasbury to Felindre, approximately 100m from the junction with the A438 SW of the Glasbury Bridge.
  • II Outbuilding at Tir Uched
    Located on a separate driveway from the main road entrance, to the S of the rear of the house.

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