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A Grade II Listed Building in Painscastle, Powys

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Latitude: 52.1086 / 52°6'31"N

Longitude: -3.2172 / 3°13'1"W

OS Eastings: 316739

OS Northings: 246289

OS Grid: SO167462

Mapcode National: GBR YX.98M8

Mapcode Global: VH6B9.682C

Plus Code: 9C4R4Q5M+F4

Entry Name: Newhouse

Listing Date: 9 March 1995

Last Amended: 9 March 1995

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 15903

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Prominent village location at cross roads.

County: Powys

Community: Painscastle (Castell-paen)

Community: Painscastle

Traditional County: Radnorshire

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Vernacular farmhouse in two parts and with uncertain date (not inspected internally); said to have good quality C17 staircase.


Main range of two storeys, 3 windows rubble stone, slate roof. Projecting stack with brick upper to south gable and further brick stacks to north end of house and to gable end of adjoining one-and-a-half storey range which appears to be converted outbuilding. External steps rise at north end. Glazed door, two ground floor windows under segmental voussoir arches, the two southerly windows are large double-cross style.

Reasons for Listing

Included for its older vernacular character in a prominent location in Painscastle.

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  • II The Old Shop
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  • II Pendre
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  • II Castle Farmhouse
    Lies on east side of Painscastle castle immediately abutting the ramparts.
  • II* Upper House
    Set into the east rampart of the castle bailey.
  • II Lower Pentre Farmhouse
    Lies on the south side of a by-road leading from Painscastle to Llandewi Fach church.
  • II Outbuilding Range running E to lower Pentre Farmhouse
    Lies on the south side of a by-road leading from Painscastle to Llandewi Fach church.
  • II Wern-Fawr Farmhouse
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