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Hen Blas

A Grade II Listed Building in Guilsfield, Powys

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Latitude: 52.7168 / 52°43'0"N

Longitude: -3.1191 / 3°7'8"W

OS Eastings: 324504

OS Northings: 313821

OS Grid: SJ245138

Mapcode National: GBR B1.1W77

Mapcode Global: WH79B.2Z04

Plus Code: 9C4RPV8J+P9

Entry Name: Hen Blas

Listing Date: 22 February 1995

Last Amended: 22 February 1995

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 15797

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Located on the lane from the B4392 to Wern.

County: Powys

Community: Guilsfield (Cegidfa)

Community: Guilsfield

Locality: Burgedin

Traditional County: Montgomeryshire

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Small farmhouse, dated 1785. Timber framed with colourwashed panels between stone gable walls, slate roof. One storey and attic, 3 bays, entrance to central bay on S side, with probably original kitchen/hall in the wider bay to right, and parlour, now kitchen, to left.


Framing 3 panels high with corner braces to main posts, marked with assembly marks. Wallplate has bridled scarf. Boarded door, 2-light timber windows, and 3 small dormers. Stacks on both gable walls. Over door is the inscription E A I 1785.


Has chamfered spine beams, and large stack in right bay.

Reasons for Listing

Included as being an interesting and valuable dated example of the continuing timber framing tradition in Montgomeryshire.

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