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Glebe House

A Grade II Listed Building in Guilsfield, Powys

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.6955 / 52°41'43"N

Longitude: -3.1541 / 3°9'14"W

OS Eastings: 322100

OS Northings: 311493

OS Grid: SJ221114

Mapcode National: GBR B0.363N

Mapcode Global: WH79H.JH8X

Entry Name: Glebe House

Listing Date: 11 March 1981

Last Amended: 22 February 1995

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 15786

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Located in its own planted grounds at the bottom of a driveway off Dolwen, near the central crossroads of the village.

County: Powys

Community: Guilsfield (Cegidfa)

Community: Guilsfield

Built-Up Area: Guilsfield

Traditional County: Montgomeryshire

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History

Former Vicarage. 1823. for Revd. C.C.Luxmoore.

Exterior

Pebbledashed brick with hipped slate roofs and wide boxed eaves. Two storeys. Plan is a long range with a cross range in the second bay, projecting both sides, and a further narrower projecting range containing the kitchens on the entrance side, now forming a separate property, the Glebe House.

Main entrance in the cross range; a moulded arch containing a later oak door with planted mouldings, all within a timber boarded porch covered with applied trellis work. Twelve-paned sash windows with moulded architraves. Sill of the upper floor 6-paned sashes continues around bay as a plat band. Garden front cross range also has a corresponding canted gable, the ground floor windows opening to steps to the garden.

N wing, now Glebe House, 2 window bays wide gable with leaded glazing and iron quarter lights on quadrant stays.

Interior

Main drawing room in garden end of the cross wing is divided by 2 transverse beams and has two wide shallow arched recesses each side and stack on rear wall. Moulded plaster cornice and 6 panelled door.

Reasons for Listing

Included as an expansive and fashionable example of the C19 Vicarage, set at some distance from the church.

Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Vicarage
    Located in its own planted grounds at the bottom of a driveway off Dolwen, near the central crossroads of the village.
  • II Cemetery Chapel
    Located at the centre of the cemetery, near the centre of Guilsfield.
  • II Trawscoed House
    Located in a prominent position at the end of Arddleen Road, looking towards the church.
  • II Public Water Fountain
    Located near the centre of Guilsfield, against the front wall of 'Smithy Orchard', close to the driveway to the Old Post Office.
  • II Calcott House
    Located attached to the W side of Trawscoed House.
  • II Clematis Cottage
    Lies at the corner of the Arddleen Road and School Road.
  • II Abercrombie House (Post Office and Stores)
    Located at the centre of the village.
  • II Trawscoed Cottage
    Lying against the SE side of the churchyard, church of St Aelhaiarn.

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