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Cwm Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Painscastle, Powys

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Latitude: 52.0984 / 52°5'54"N

Longitude: -3.2451 / 3°14'42"W

OS Eastings: 314805

OS Northings: 245179

OS Grid: SO148451

Mapcode National: GBR YW.9TZP

Mapcode Global: VH6B8.PJS7

Plus Code: 9C4R3QX3+8X

Entry Name: Cwm Farmhouse

Listing Date: 18 September 1960

Last Amended: 9 March 1995

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 8765

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Remote location against hillside about 2 miles SW of Painscastle. Originally the vicarage to Llandewi Fach Church (R Haslam).

County: Powys

Community: Painscastle (Castell-paen)

Community: Painscastle

Locality: Llandewi Fach

Traditional County: Radnorshire

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Late C17 or early C18. L-plan. Two storeys, rubble stone, slate roof, rubble stacks to each gable end. Central door under rough iron canopy. Cross-windows largely replacements of varying sizes, the ground floor ones under flat voussoir lintels. To the rear is a mullion and transom window lighting the stairs.


Large central stairs hall, C18 stairs, deep moulded handrail, squared newels with half balusters, other balusters missing. Doors have raised and fielded panels with H-hinges and ogee-moulded architraving. Fireplace surround in rear parlour wing has rich bolection mouldings and overmantel of framed panel and moulded cornice. Similar fire surround in room above. Upper room to right has hob grate. Ground floor room to left retains part of a large C18 built-in dresser along two walls.

Reasons for Listing

Included as a good example of c1700 vicarage or small gentry house in the region.

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