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Ty Mawr

A Grade II Listed Building in Meifod, Powys

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.7105 / 52°42'37"N

Longitude: -3.2514 / 3°15'4"W

OS Eastings: 315554

OS Northings: 313274

OS Grid: SJ155132

Mapcode National: GBR 9W.2651

Mapcode Global: WH79G.140C

Entry Name: Ty Mawr

Listing Date: 26 May 1995

Last Amended: 26 May 1995

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 15950

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Located at the north end of the village street, approximately 20m E of the churchyard.

County: Powys

Community: Meifod

Community: Meifod

Locality: Meifod Village

Built-Up Area: Meifod

Traditional County: Montgomeryshire

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History

Probably built for John Griffiths of Cil, c.1805-6, to accommodate four families of weavers, each with their own room and ladder access to the first floor, and with an open attic woolcarding shop. In c.1821 made available to the newly formed Independent congregation for worship on the top floor. After the building of the chapel, used to accommodate estate workers.

Exterior

A large house of the early C19. Rubble stone with slate roof. Three storeys, 3 bays, two rooms deep, with gable stacks and central through hall. Inset 6-panelled door, the upper panels glazed, within panelled reveals. Bracketed flat dentilled canopy. Four-light sash windows in segmental headed openings. Two of three windows blind on the 2nd floor. Windows to the rear replaced in the C20.

Reasons for Listing

One of the more substantial village buildings, illustrating the prosperity derived from the woollen industry in the early C19.

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