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Detached Farm Building at Gwrlodde

A Grade II Listed Building in Talgarth, Powys

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Latitude: 51.9752 / 51°58'30"N

Longitude: -3.2211 / 3°13'15"W

OS Eastings: 316221

OS Northings: 231448

OS Grid: SO162314

Mapcode National: GBR YX.KMNL

Mapcode Global: VH6BW.4M06

Entry Name: Detached Farm Building at Gwrlodde

Listing Date: 10 June 1992

Last Amended: 14 August 1995

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 7533

Building Class: Agriculture and Subsistence

Location: Located on the NE facing slope, on the E side of the farmyard, lying some 20m E of the E gable end of the farmhouse.

County: Powys

Community: Talgarth

Community: Talgarth

Locality: Gwrlodde

Traditional County: Brecknockshire

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C17; possibly contemporary with the remodelling of the earliest part of the Old farmhouse and the building of the barn. Its function is unclear but it may have been a bakehouse, or even a secondary dwelling house for and extended family or farm workers.


Probably C17 or early C18. Small single storey 2-bay rubble stone building with a corrugated iron roof. Diamond mullioned window and dripstone to the opening right of off-centre entrance. Internally, there is a tie beam roof truss, original wall plates, and chimney to the uphill end with salt cupboards.

Reasons for Listing

Included for group value with Old Gwrlodde farmhouse and barn, as part of this good farmyard group at Gwrlodde.

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Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Old Farmhouse at Gwrlodde
    Located on a NE facing slope, on the S side of its farmyard, with access by farm road off the minor road from Talgarth to Pengenffordd. The farmhouse is on a cut platform on the upper end of the slop
  • II Barn at Gwrlodde adjoining Old Farmhouse at Gwrlodde
    Located on the NE facing slope, on the W side of the farmyard, and added to the gable end of the extension at the kitchen end of Gwrlodde farmhouse.
  • II Lower Genffordd Farmhouse
    Located on the W side of the high road from Talgarth to Pengenffordd, placed across the slope of the hill, and overlooking a narrow valley to the W.
  • II Pen-Twyn including attached Barn
    Located on the minor lane leading off the upper road from Talgarth to Pengenffordd in the direction of Rh_s.
  • II Middle Genffordd
    The farm is set within its farmyard on sloping land on the N side and below the minor lane to Rh_s, leading off the upper road from Talgarth to Pengenffordd.
  • II Pendre Farmhouse
    Located at the end of the farm track, below SE entrance to the scheduled promontory fort, Talgarth Camp.
  • II Barn at Pendre Farm
    Located on the SW side of the farmyard, facing the gable end of the earlier farmhouse.
  • II Rhos Farmhouse
    Located on an elevated plateau, former moorland, in the angle of a minor road running below Y Grib.

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