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Glandulais Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Mochdre, Powys

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.5015 / 52°30'5"N

Longitude: -3.346 / 3°20'45"W

OS Eastings: 308730

OS Northings: 290144

OS Grid: SO087901

Mapcode National: GBR 9R.HDVZ

Mapcode Global: VH688.YDH5

Entry Name: Glandulais Farmhouse

Listing Date: 16 May 1988

Last Amended: 26 September 1996

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 15623

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Situated at the end of a farm road on the S side of the A489. The house is surrounded by open pasture, with a caravan park on the W side.

County: Powys

Town: Newtown

Community: Mochdre

Community: Mochdre

Locality: Penstrowed

Built-Up Area: Newtown

Traditional County: Montgomeryshire

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History

Late C18 or early C19

Exterior

Two-storey house facing N, with single storey extension to W, and 2-storey extension at rear. Roughcast brick walls. Hipped slate roof with 2 red brick stacks behind, and sawtooth eaves. The 4-window front has tripartite windows with thin glazing bars flanking the entrance on both storeys; the lower storey windows have segmental heads. Above the doorway is a 12-pane hornless sash window. To the left is a 12-pane above a 12-pane window under a round head, both hornless sashes. The timber doorcase has a segmental hood on moulded brackets. The door is 6-panelled with a fanlight above. On the E side is a single 12-pane hornless sash window under a round head in the lower storey. On the W side the bay extension has a hipped slate roof, and a single 12-pane hornless sash window. Rear of the house extended and modernised late C20.

Interior

Stair hall with drawing room and dining room to left and right. Open-well stair with scrolled tread ends, fluted balusters, and wreathed handrail. Six-panel doors with raised fields. Beneath the stairs is a timber-panelled arch leading to the back rooms of the house. Drawing room contains a fluted timber mantlepiece, and a plaster ceiling with a musical trophy within husk oval classical border decorations. Dining room has cross-beams.

Reasons for Listing

Listed as a prominently sited Regency farmhouse, of special interest for the survival of its original interior plan form and detail.

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