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House, including Rear Wing with NW Elevation in Free Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Brecon, Powys

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Latitude: 51.9461 / 51°56'45"N

Longitude: -3.3883 / 3°23'17"W

OS Eastings: 304672

OS Northings: 228418

OS Grid: SO046284

Mapcode National: GBR YP.MG6H

Mapcode Global: VH6BZ.7B2Z

Plus Code: 9C3RWJW6+CM

Entry Name: House, including Rear Wing with NW Elevation in Free Street

Listing Date: 16 December 1976

Last Amended: 4 November 2005

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 7113

Building Class: Commercial

ID on this website: 300007113

Location: On corner with Free Street.

County: Powys

Town: Brecon

Community: Brecon (Aberhonddu)

Community: Brecon

Built-Up Area: Brecon

Traditional County: Brecknockshire

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Later C19.


Three- and 2-storey stuccoed Victorian building. Slate roofs. Block on corner with Free Street is of 3 storeys. A separate steeply-pitched slate roof to the two bays to L in Free Street. Window openings with segmentally-headed moulded architraves; sash windows without glazing bars. Pilasters and entablature continue round both elevations of the ground floor, both to Free Street and to The Watton. Elevation to Watton of 5 windows; corner bay, and elevation to Free Street of 3 windows. On ground floor, corner doorway, and to both Watton and Free Street, C19 4-light shop windows with curved heads to lights. To Watton, a camber-headed window, and doorway; to Free Street, a camber-headed doorway, 2 camber-headed Windows, and pair of small windows.
A further two storey stuccoed wing at E end of Free Street elevation. Slate roof. Five segmentally-headed windows with stuccoed architraves on first floor; single pane glazing. On ground floor, two C19 shop fronts each consisting of a doorway to R, and to L, a shop windows of two-lights, all under continuous moulded stuccoed cornice with volutes at tops of pilasters which articulate the arrangement.

Reasons for Listing

Well-preserved C19 building with Group Value with adjacent listed buildings including Brecknock Museum.

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