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Castle Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Painscastle, Powys

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Latitude: 52.1076 / 52°6'27"N

Longitude: -3.2175 / 3°13'2"W

OS Eastings: 316714

OS Northings: 246173

OS Grid: SO167461

Mapcode National: GBR YX.98KG

Mapcode Global: VH6B9.59W5

Plus Code: 9C4R4Q5M+22

Entry Name: Castle Farmhouse

Listing Date: 18 September 1960

Last Amended: 9 March 1995

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 8763

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Lies on east side of Painscastle castle immediately abutting the ramparts.

County: Powys

Community: Painscastle (Castell-paen)

Community: Painscastle

Traditional County: Radnorshire

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C18. Two storeys. To north a lower range - former hackney stable converted to domestic accommodation; to rear is C18 wing under catslide roof and C19 taller gabled wing. Rubble stone, overpainted, slate roof, two end stacks. Central modern glazed door, five-window range, all sixteen-pane sashes renewed under timber lintels. Metal framed windows to rear.


Much modernised. C18 stairs with beaded square newel and ogee string moulding. Cellar and attics.

Reasons for Listing

An imposing Georgian facade overlooking a small green to E, group value with Upper House and the castle earthworks.

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Other nearby listed buildings

  • II* Upper House
    Set into the east rampart of the castle bailey.
  • II Newhouse Barn
    Very prominent barn range lying 30 yards across road to south west of Newhouse and historically belonging to it.
  • II Newhouse
    Prominent village location at cross roads.
  • II The Old Shop
    On S side of main road through the village to S of Pendre Farm.
  • II Pendre
    Prominent village location on north side of main through road, set back on slightly rising ground.
  • II Outbuilding Range running E to lower Pentre Farmhouse
    Lies on the south side of a by-road leading from Painscastle to Llandewi Fach church.
  • II Lower Pentre Farmhouse
    Lies on the south side of a by-road leading from Painscastle to Llandewi Fach church.
  • II Wern-Fawr Farmhouse
    Isolated position 3km north west of Clyro village. Reached off a lane east of the Clyro to Painscastle by-road.

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