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Dovecote at Bolgoed

A Grade II Listed Building in Glyn Tarell, Powys

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.9335 / 51°56'0"N

Longitude: -3.4502 / 3°27'0"W

OS Eastings: 300388

OS Northings: 227104

OS Grid: SO003271

Mapcode National: GBR YL.NBT2

Mapcode Global: VH6BY.4NVM

Entry Name: Dovecote at Bolgoed

Listing Date: 17 January 1963

Last Amended: 22 June 2005

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 6769

Building Class: Agriculture and Subsistence

Location: Situated in corner of terraced garden to left of Bolgoed, up drive off A470 some 1.8 km NE of Libanus village.

County: Powys

Town: Brecon

Community: Glyn Tarell

Community: Glyn Tarell

Locality: Libanus

Traditional County: Brecknockshire

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History

Late C18 or early C19 dovecote over a lower chamber, possibly a former privy. The shape, square at base and octagonal above is similar to the larger dovecote at Abercamlais, Trallwng.

Exterior

Dovecote, rubble stone with stone tiled roof. Square base with cambered-headed door to front and small cambered-headed window to right side, both with stone voussoirs. Stone-tiled haunches at corners to octagonal dovecote, with ogee-pointed single opening to front and dove-holes under eaves of octagonal stone tiled roof.

Reasons for Listing

Included for its special historic interest as a rare surviving late C18 or early C19 small dovecote.

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  • II Milestone on A 470
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  • II Cilwych
    Situated on W side of long lane up to Cefn Uchaf, some 800m SW of Llanspyddid village.
  • II Outbuildings at Cilwych
    Situated just N of house at Cilwych.
  • II Cefn Uchaf
    Situated at end of a long lane running N and W from Cilwych, some 800m SW of Llanspyddid village.
  • II The Corn Barn
    Situated on W side of lane running S from A40 in village, opposite Llanspyddid farmhouse.
  • II The Farmhouse
    Situated immediately W of the church, on S side of A 40.
  • II Copper Beech Barn
    Situated parallel and to rear of The Farmhouse, on S side of A40, W of the church.

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