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Varchoel Villa

A Grade II Listed Building in Guilsfield, Powys

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Latitude: 52.7054 / 52°42'19"N

Longitude: -3.1431 / 3°8'35"W

OS Eastings: 322861

OS Northings: 312583

OS Grid: SJ228125

Mapcode National: GBR B0.2NTH

Mapcode Global: WH79H.P8H9

Plus Code: 9C4RPV44+5Q

Entry Name: Varchoel Villa

Listing Date: 22 February 1995

Last Amended: 22 February 1995

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 15816

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Located against the B.4392, halfway between Guilsfield and Arddl_n.

County: Powys

Community: Guilsfield (Cegidfa)

Community: Guilsfield

Locality: Varchoel

Traditional County: Montgomeryshire

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Pair of early C19 cottages, formerly the Navigation Inn.


Red brick in Flemish bond, with hipped tiled roof. Two storeys and atics, each cottage of 1 bay but two rooms deep. Six-panelled doors in panelled doorcases, each with flat canopy on console brackets. Sixteen-paned sashes with stone sills and slightly cambered 22cm rubbed brick heads. The S elevation of Varchoel Villa also has 16-paned sashes to each floor of each bay, the panes being square in proportion, and an inserted casement window at the centre. Dentilled brick eaves. Stack on party wall at centre. Lean-to outbuilding to No.2, now garage, with a loft on the N (road) elevation. N wall is of stone.

Reasons for Listing

Included as a largely unaltered example of a pair of early C19 cottages.

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