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North Moel-Y-Garth Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Guilsfield, Powys

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.6875 / 52°41'14"N

Longitude: -3.1813 / 3°10'52"W

OS Eastings: 320244

OS Northings: 310628

OS Grid: SJ202106

Mapcode National: GBR 9Y.3RG6

Mapcode Global: WH79H.3QB3

Entry Name: North Moel-Y-Garth Farmhouse

Listing Date: 22 February 1995

Last Amended: 22 February 1995

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 15806

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Located on a platform site on the south slope of the valley of the Guilsfield Brook, above Coed-y-garth Farm, with access track from the A490, immediately S of Groes-lwyd crossroads.

County: Powys

Community: Guilsfield (Cegidfa)

Community: Guilsfield

Locality: Groes-Lwyd

Traditional County: Montgomeryshire

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History

Farmhouse, C17. Timber framed with slate roof, half-hipped at one end. One storey and attic. Type C, lobby entry plan, with 1-bay chamber with granary over forming a wing behind the axial stack. Narrow kitchen bay behind stack and brick lean-to.

Exterior

Framing 3 panels high, infilled with wattle and daub, the top plate moulded under the eaves. Paned timber windows, and raking dormer to first floor. The framing is raised on a stone substructure at the NE end, with gable door to a cellar room. Gable has principal rafters with double tier of purlins and raking struts. Stack rebuilt in brick above the roof. Gabled porch supported on brackets, with ball pendants. Boarded door.

Interior

Interior not accessible at time of inspection (Nov 1994). Chamfered cross beams to main living hall, and stair in inner room.

Reasons for Listing

Included as a complete and largely unaltered structure of the C17, with unusually heavy framing and moulded wallplate.

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