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Upper Cwmgwanon Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Clyro, Powys

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Latitude: 52.0908 / 52°5'26"N

Longitude: -3.1873 / 3°11'14"W

OS Eastings: 318752

OS Northings: 244265

OS Grid: SO187442

Mapcode National: GBR YY.BJ1C

Mapcode Global: VH6B9.PQW3

Plus Code: 9C4R3RR7+83

Entry Name: Upper Cwmgwanon Farmhouse

Listing Date: 31 January 1995

Last Amended: 31 January 1995

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 15329

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Isolated position 3 km west of Clyro village. Reached from a lane to west of Cwm-gwanon Dingle.

County: Powys

Community: Clyro (Cleirwy)

Community: Clyro

Locality: Cwm-Ganon Dingle

Traditional County: Radnorshire

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C16/17, one-and-a-half storeys, whitewashed rubble stone farmhouse with stone tile roof and three gabled eaves dormers. Central rubble ridge stack and projecting stack to right end, both with brick uppers. Modern casement windows and modern doors except one surviving C17 ovolo moulded mullion window in right hand end. Remains of stone hood moulds over right hand openings.


Substantial timber-framed partitions and roof trusses. Exposed chamfered and broach-stopped beams in left end also large central fireplace with massive timber lintel (opening blocked). Right end of house has scroll stopped beams and fireplace with ovolo moulded timber lintel.

Reasons for Listing

Listed for the special interest of the well-preserved sub-medieval interior.

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