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Nannerth Ganol

A Grade II Listed Building in Rhayader, Powys

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Latitude: 52.3302 / 52°19'48"N

Longitude: -3.5539 / 3°33'14"W

OS Eastings: 294206

OS Northings: 271375

OS Grid: SN942713

Mapcode National: GBR 9G.V9NF

Mapcode Global: VH5CH.CP1H

Plus Code: 9C4R8CJW+3C

Entry Name: Nannerth Ganol

Listing Date: 12 December 1952

Last Amended: 31 July 1995

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 8723

Building Class: Agriculture and Subsistence

Location: Off Minor road to W of River Wye, approximately 5km from town centre.

County: Powys

Community: Rhayader (Rhaeadr Gwy)

Community: Rhayader

Traditional County: Radnorshire

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Late medieval cruck longhouse, converted to storeyed house circa 1600. Restored from dereliction 1990's, with Lower end rebuilt on line of original cowhouse.


Stone with slate roof; lower end weatherboarded. Down-slope sited; entrance front faces former farmyard. Tall square stone chimney with oversailing top courses, and projecting weatherings. Three gabled dormer windows with casement glazing. Left end (modern rebuilding) has weatherboarding, oak entrance door, windows to L. To R of this, further doorway is flanked by broad windows with diagonal wooden mullions (renewed), and small square window at eaves. Rear weatherboarded end similar to front; upper section has 2 broad windows with diagonal mullions (partly original).


Cross passage has original stone flags. Room to R has stone stairs at side of chimney, heavy fireplace lintel, and restored post and panel partition. Three cruck couples with spurs raising eaves, notch-lapped collars and tie beams.

Reasons for Listing

Listed for survival of cruck framed longhouse.

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