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Cil Bach

A Grade II Listed Building in Meifod, Powys

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.7254 / 52°43'31"N

Longitude: -3.2075 / 3°12'27"W

OS Eastings: 318543

OS Northings: 314873

OS Grid: SJ185148

Mapcode National: GBR 9X.1BZM

Mapcode Global: WH798.PRSK

Entry Name: Cil Bach

Listing Date: 26 May 1995

Last Amended: 26 May 1995

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 15965

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Located on low lying ground in the part-township of Cil.

County: Powys

Community: Meifod

Community: Meifod

Locality: Cilmawr

Traditional County: Montgomeryshire

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History

C16 and C17. Timber framed with some brick, slate roof. Two storeys, 'L'-plan, probably originally a 2-bay lobby entry building to which a large living room was added at right angles, when the original S room was remodelled, perhaps after a fire, providing a decorative gable to the road.

Exterior

Forward gable has close studding to ground floor and diagonal bracing to upper floor and gable. Later entrance in re-entrant angle, a boarded door. Timber and some PVC windows. E gable of brick with lean-to to ground floor containing present entrance. Central brick stack. The W wall of the forward parlour rebuilt c.1992.

Interior

Hall-kitchen to right of original lobby entry has 2 longitudinal chamfered beams. Reworked front parlour on left has twin deep chamfered spine beams and chamfered and stopped joists. Bolection moulded door and a C17 fielded-panel corner cupboard with arched doors and cyma cornice, and shaped internal shelves. Unusual Art-nouveau chimneypiece with repouss_e copper panels. Original stair to rear of stack replaced. Added room has high ceiling with chamfered spine beam and joists, and a gable fireplace with another early C20 surround, the stack removed. The front chamber over the parlour has straight windbraces to purlin and wall plate. Scratch moulded door.

Reasons for Listing

A small farmhouse included particularly for the interest in its high standard remodelling in the early-mid C17, retaining good interior fittings.

Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Cwm Farmhouse
    Located on a slightly elevated position on the S side of the Vyrnwy valley, on a sharp bend of the road.
  • II Straw Barn at Cwm
    Located on the SE side of the farmyard to Cwm, which lies immediately SW of the farmhouse.
  • II Pont Ysgawrhyd
    Located on the main Meifod to Welshpool Road crossing the Dyffryn Meifod.
  • II Mile Post
    Located in the road verge under the hedge, on the straight section of road across the valley between Pont Ysgawrhyd and Ystumcolwyn.
  • II Tan-y-Fron
    Located behind a large front garden overlooking the road.
  • II* Cruck-framed farm-building at Ystum Colwyn
    Ystum Colwyn Farm is at the eastern angle of the junction of the A490 and the A495 NE of Meifod. The cruck-framed farm-buildings bounds the SW side of the farmyard, SE of the house.
  • II Stable Building at Ystumcolwyn Farm
    Located on the N side of the farmhouse, in line and W of the brewhouse block.
  • II Brewhouse Range at Ystumcolwyn Farm
    Located on the N side of the farm buildings, in line and to the NE of the stable building, and facing towards the house.

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