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The Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Berriew, Powys

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.5998 / 52°35'59"N

Longitude: -3.2013 / 3°12'4"W

OS Eastings: 318731

OS Northings: 300901

OS Grid: SJ187009

Mapcode National: GBR 9Y.96HY

Mapcode Global: WH79V.SXR9

Entry Name: The Farmhouse

Listing Date: 26 October 1953

Last Amended: 21 August 1995

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 7671

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Opposite the junction of the B4390 (Pool Road) with the B4385 at the centre of the village, in a garden notable for its topiary.

County: Powys

Community: Berriew (Aberriw)

Community: Berriew

Built-Up Area: Berriew

Traditional County: Montgomeryshire

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History

Possibly late C17 or early C18 in origin, with some later remodelling work.

Exterior

Timber framed with slate roof; brick end wall and axial stacks. Box framed in square panels with continuous middle rail, some tension bracing, and plastered panel infill. One and a half storeys, a long 3-unit plan with baffle entry against axial stack. Entrance in timber gabled porch, with arched doorway; 2-light casement windows (some recent insertions respecting the integrity of the framing); small gabled dormers, with 2-light casements and scalloped bargeboards.

Reasons for Listing

Listed as a good example of a simple vernacular farmhouse which makes a strong contribution to an exceptional conservation area.

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