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Latitude: 52.6974 / 52°41'50"N
Longitude: -3.1545 / 3°9'16"W
OS Eastings: 322074
OS Northings: 311709
OS Grid: SJ220117
Mapcode National: GBR B0.300R
Mapcode Global: WH79H.JG2F
Plus Code: 9C4RMRWW+X5
Entry Name: Bod-Isa Cottage
Listing Date: 11 March 1981
Last Amended: 22 February 1995
Source ID: 15783
Building Class: Domestic
Community: Guilsfield (Cegidfa)
Built-Up Area: Guilsfield
Traditional County: Montgomeryshire
House, late C16 and c. 1897, with service wing, now Bod-isa Cottage. Timber-framed, partly rebuilt in brick and colourwashed. Slate roofs. Main house is 'L'-plan, with a forward wing of 1 bay.
Forward wing is heavily framed, 2 panels high raised on a high rubble plinth and having corner braces, tie and queen struts to a collar on the gable wall. Main range rebuilt in brick, has the entrance in a C20 porch in the angle, with a 4-panelled door and hood on cut brackets, embellished with various C17 and later carved and moulded timbers. Windows remodelled in late C19 with timber Tudor arched lights and label moulds, 2 and 3-light on first floor. Canted bay window to SW of entrance, also with 4-centred lights. Cut bargeboards. The main range has a distinctive late C19 crow-stepped raised gable end and a brick stack. Stepped theme carried over C20 garage adjoining to SW.
Bod-isa Cottage, formerly the billard room, is attached to the NE gable of the main range by a lower link block. Windows and doors altered C20.
Some exposed timber framing. Chamfered spine beams with ogee stops. Fine carved corner fireplace surround signed AW 1680 said to come from Cumbermould Abbey, Cumbria.
Listed as both an interesting late C16 building, and for the distinctive alterations of the late C19.
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