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Plas Nant-y-Meichiaid

A Grade II* Listed Building in Meifod, Powys

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.7422 / 52°44'31"N

Longitude: -3.2788 / 3°16'43"W

OS Eastings: 313764

OS Northings: 316829

OS Grid: SJ137168

Mapcode National: GBR 9T.0CDQ

Mapcode Global: WH797.LBWM

Entry Name: Plas Nant-y-Meichiaid

Listing Date: 31 January 1953

Last Amended: 26 May 1995

Grade: II*

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 7660

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Located close to the south side of the road from Llanfyllin to Pontrobert.

County: Powys

Community: Meifod

Community: Meifod

Locality: Nantymeichiaid

Traditional County: Montgomeryshire

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Exterior

Farmhouse of the C16-C17. Originally timber framed with colourwashed brick infilling and brick stacks, the ground floor framing replaced on the main range with brick. Type C plan, with a two-room fully framed heated cross wing at the E end, and later lean-to along the original rear S side containing the present entrance.

External porch with boarded door. Three light C20 timber windows. Major external stone stack with offsets to the parlour occupying the front section of the cross-wing. Timber framed section is 4 panels high, with corner braces in wing, which is 6 panels wide, and above tie beam, queen posts to collar and double purlin roof. Side and rear wall of cross wing is in stone, with the major stack off-setting. Rear gable of wing framed.

Interior

Main range has large central living hall with two parallel chamfered spine beams. Door at upper end opens to an internal stair hall in the cross wing with dog-leg stair, with a small unglazed balustered window back into the living room, and depressed ogee shaped doorheads into a service room and into the heated parlour in the projecting wing, its fireplace now blocked. Blocked ogee doorhead from the parlour into the service room, and a further service room added extending the wing to the N. Main stack heavy timber fire lintel in living hall and in former kitchen at E end of main range, which also has a boiler and a former secondary stair to the upper floor. Large blocked oven at the back of the stack, now within lean-to. Upper floor has panelled built-in cupboard.

Reasons for Listing

Listed II* as an especially good sub-medieval farmhouse and part of a well-preserved farm group.

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