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Former Tourist Information Centre

A Grade II Listed Building in Rhayader, Powys

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.3003 / 52°18'1"N

Longitude: -3.5105 / 3°30'37"W

OS Eastings: 297095

OS Northings: 267985

OS Grid: SN970679

Mapcode National: GBR 9J.X8C0

Mapcode Global: VH5CQ.3FHX

Entry Name: Former Tourist Information Centre

Listing Date: 31 July 1995

Last Amended: 31 July 1995

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 16191

Building Class: Recreational

Location: Near main town crossroads.

County: Powys

Community: Rhayader (Rhaeadr Gwy)

Community: Rhayader

Built-Up Area: Rhayader

Traditional County: Radnorshire

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History

Formerly part of Old Swan Inn.

Bears date 1683, formerly 2-storey porch of inn.

Exterior

Rendered, old slate roof, three stone chimney stacks, set diagonally, towards rear, stacks have pronounced lean to R, central stack extended upwards in brick. Gable end faces street; bracketed gable overhangs first floor window; first floor jettied over shop window. To L, render removed to expose timber with repeated date '1683'. return to L, has small-pane shop window (weatherboarding below), and half-glazed entrance doorway.

Reasons for Listing

Included as one of oldest buildings in town.

Group value.

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