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Dovecote at Bolgoed

A Grade II Listed Building in Glyn Tarell, Powys

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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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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.


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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Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Bolgoed
    Situated up drive off A470 some 1.8 km NE of Libanus village.
  • II Milestone on A 470
    On NW side of A470 some 1.5 km NE of Libanus village.
  • 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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