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Upper Munlyn Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Forden with Leighton and Trelystan (Ffordun gyda Tre'r-llai a Threlystan), Powys

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Latitude: 52.5989 / 52°35'56"N

Longitude: -3.1575 / 3°9'27"W

OS Eastings: 321695

OS Northings: 300753

OS Grid: SJ216007

Mapcode National: GBR 9Z.9C9P

Mapcode Global: WH79W.GXMZ

Entry Name: Upper Munlyn Farmhouse

Listing Date: 26 October 1953

Last Amended: 20 March 1998

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 7711

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Located W of the level crossing, on a minor road leading down to the River Severn, and set above and behind the farm buildings.

County: Powys

Community: Forden with Leighton and Trelystan (Ffordun gyda Tre'r-llai a Threlystan)

Community: Forden with Leighton and Trelystan

Locality: Munlyn

Traditional County: Montgomeryshire

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A large C17 'L'-plan timber framed house, the timbering rendered over in 1955.


Timber framing, 4 panels high, set on a stone base, and rendered over and painted in the mid C20. Slate roof. Two storeys, entrance in the re-entrant angle within a lean-to porch, and the main parlour in the E-W wing, which appears to be slightly jettied under the rendering, and has a hipped and canted bay window overlooking the garden. Lean-to on the W side of the left wing. Major stack of 4 star-plan brick flues, and an added stack on the left wing. Windows renewed in the 1990's; timber with paned double glazed inserts.


Not accessible at the time of inspection (October 1996).

Reasons for Listing

Listed as a fine late C17 Severn-valley type timber-framed house retaining original form.

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