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Wern Newydd Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Clyro, Powys

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Latitude: 52.1 / 52°6'0"N

Longitude: -3.1976 / 3°11'51"W

OS Eastings: 318060

OS Northings: 245307

OS Grid: SO180453

Mapcode National: GBR YY.9TQC

Mapcode Global: VH6B9.JGDZ

Plus Code: 9C4R4R22+2W

Entry Name: Wern Newydd Farmhouse

Listing Date: 31 January 1995

Last Amended: 31 January 1995

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 15328

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Isolated position off the by-road leading from Clyro to Painscastle, 3km north west of Clyro village.

County: Powys

Community: Clyro (Cleirwy)

Community: Clyro

Locality: Clyro Hill

Traditional County: Radnorshire

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Mid C17. Two storeys with attics. L-plan with original storeyed porch in front angle, C19 dairy lean-to to east, modern gabled extension to north. Rubble stone, slate roofs, large rubble lateral stack to north, rendered end stack with brick upper to east. Small gabled roof dormer. Doors and windows largely modern replacements - small paned timber casements, French window to front left, blocked window to room over porch.


Fine front door of double board construction with moulded ribs, elaborate hinges and studding in richly moulded door frame. The house retains the original plan form with partition walls of wide stud construction (an unusually early example). Chamfered and stopped beams throughout. Ornate oak stairs rise from the wide central hall passage with baluster rails set around the well on the first floor; closed string, flat carved balusters, deep moulded handrail, squared newels with ovolo mouldings and unusually extended ball finials. Parlour to west has large open fireplace with timber lintel and inserted bread oven.

Reasons for Listing

Listed for the special interest of the fine C17 interior.

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Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Wern-Fawr Farmhouse
    Isolated position 3km north west of Clyro village. Reached off a lane east of the Clyro to Painscastle by-road.
  • II Upper Cwmgwanon Farmhouse
    Isolated position 3 km west of Clyro village. Reached from a lane to west of Cwm-gwanon Dingle.
  • II* Upper House
    Set into the east rampart of the castle bailey.
  • II Castle Farmhouse
    Lies on east side of Painscastle castle immediately abutting the ramparts.
  • II Newhouse
    Prominent village location at cross roads.
  • II Newhouse Barn
    Very prominent barn range lying 30 yards across road to south west of Newhouse and historically belonging to it.
  • 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.

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