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Glascoed

A Grade II Listed Building in Meifod, Powys

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.7016 / 52°42'5"N

Longitude: -3.27 / 3°16'12"W

OS Eastings: 314278

OS Northings: 312308

OS Grid: SJ142123

Mapcode National: GBR 9V.2TVB

Mapcode Global: WH79F.RC16

Plus Code: 9C4RPP2H+MX

Entry Name: Glascoed

Listing Date: 31 January 1953

Last Amended: 26 May 1995

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 7651

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Located back from the road, behind its farm buildings, on a platform site at right angles to the slope of the hill.

County: Powys

Community: Meifod

Community: Meifod

Locality: Newbridge

Traditional County: Montgomeryshire

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History

The property was at various times owned by the Vaughan and later the Rocke families.

Exterior

Farmhouse of the early C17, timber framed with whitewashed walls and slate roof. 'T'-plan consisting of a two-bay main range with entrance lobby against the west gable stack, and a one-bay rear block.

Timber framing close studded with mid-wall bressumer. Four-panelled boarded door in W bay, and gabled hood. Two light windows with overlights, the windows having moulded architraves. Bracketed E gable, with decorative raking struts to queen posts, and 2 tiers of purlins. W gable end of stone, with the main stack, and a large external stack with 4 offsets, capped in brick, to the E gable.

Interior

Lobby entry to main living room which has ceiling divided by chamfered cross beams into 6 compartments, the rear bays now divided off. Panelled door against front wall to inner room at E end.

Reasons for Listing

Listed as a well-preserved house of the early C17.

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