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Bryn-Derwen Hall

A Grade II Listed Building in Meifod, Powys

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Latitude: 52.7543 / 52°45'15"N

Longitude: -3.2308 / 3°13'50"W

OS Eastings: 317031

OS Northings: 318119

OS Grid: SJ170181

Mapcode National: GBR 6W.ZFQT

Mapcode Global: WH798.B1S9

Plus Code: 9C4RQQ39+PM

Entry Name: Bryn-Derwen Hall

Listing Date: 26 May 1995

Last Amended: 19 December 1995

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 15962

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Located in its own parkland, off the A.490 main Bwlch-y-cibau to Llanfyllin road, on an eminence with views to the NE and SE.

County: Powys

Community: Meifod

Community: Meifod

Locality: Bwlch-y-Cibau

Traditional County: Montgomeryshire

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Built in 1870 as a gentleman's residence in a mixed Tudor and Gothic style in the manner of William Butterfield's vicarages; architect unknown. Built for Mr. Thomas Gill, originally of Hale, Lancashire and a cotton merchant of Liverpool.


Polygonal rubble stonework with limestone dressings. Slate roofs. Two storeys with attics, NW front has two unequal gables. Boarded door with triangular arch and hood mould on carved head stops. Two-light shouldered window over set in a pointed arched opening with a quatrefoil in the head. The larger gable to the right has stone mullioned and transomed windows to both floors and twin lights to attic in gable. Similar windows either side. Eaves bracketed. Main SE front has 2 and 3-light similar stone mullioned and transomed windows, a gable at the left (SW) end, and a bay to right, canted on ground floor rising to square on first floor. Brick stacks.

Reasons for Listing

Included as a largely unaltered example of a mid C19 gentry house, with a well designed composition.

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Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Bryn-Derwen Lodge
    Located behind the entrance to the driveway to Bryn-derwen Hall.
  • II Ysgubor Coed-Oer-Le
    Located in the floor of the valley of the Brogan, with a slight earthwork agger leading directly to the A.490 at Bryngwyn Cottages, and close to a small moat.
  • II Talwrn Bach
    Reached by a short track to east of the B4383.
  • II Stables & Coach House at Bryngwyn Hall
    Bryngwyn Hall is set in its own landscaped gardens on the N side of Bwlch-y-cibau. The stables and coach-house are immediately downhill to the N of the main house.
  • II* Bryngwyn Hall
    Situated in its own landscaped park, on the northern side of Bwlch-y-cibau.
  • II Ty Tan-y-Derwen
    Located on the N slope of the Nant-y-meichiaid, at its E end.
  • II Drinking Fountain
    Located on the grass verge opposite the Lych Gate of Christ Church parish church.
  • II Lych-Gate to Christ Church Parish Church
    Located at the crossroads at the centre of the village, and the corner of the sloping churchyard.

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