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Upper Llandewi

A Grade II Listed Building in Painscastle, Powys

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Latitude: 52.0911 / 52°5'27"N

Longitude: -3.2695 / 3°16'10"W

OS Eastings: 313120

OS Northings: 244397

OS Grid: SO131443

Mapcode National: GBR YV.BFMW

Mapcode Global: VH6B8.8PXV

Plus Code: 9C4R3PRJ+C5

Entry Name: Upper Llandewi

Listing Date: 9 March 1995

Last Amended: 9 March 1995

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 15908

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Lies 2.4 kilometres south west of parish church of St David.

County: Powys

Community: Painscastle (Castell-paen)

Community: Painscastle

Locality: Llandewi Fach

Traditional County: Radnorshire

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Former cruck house with C17/C18 rebuilding phases. One-and-a-half storeys sited downslope with wash-house/dairy extension at lower end. Rubble stone, overpainted, slate roof, rubble porch to left of centre. Four small eaves dormers, brick stacks to ridge and upper end. C19/C20 small-paned casement windows under timber lintels.


One cruck truss visible in upper end gable, large central stack with back-to-back fireplaces, ovolo-moulded beams in room to right of stack, large close-set chamfered joists in room to left of stack. Stone built winder stairs rise in alcove on north side of stack. Two salting slabs in dairy.

Reasons for Listing

A good representative example of a typical vernacular Radnorshire farmhouse retaining internal structural features.

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  • II* Penisarplwyf
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  • II Lllanbachowey
    Set back from the south side of the Llanbedr to Llandeilo Graban road, 1+ miles south-west of Llanbedr Church.
  • II U-Plan Outbuilding Range to W of Cwm Farmhouse
    Lying 91 metres to the W of the farmhouse with stream to rear.
  • II Church of St David
    Isolated position 3.2 kilometres south west of Painscastle, reached along pathway from Cwm.

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