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Latitude: 52.2719 / 52°16'19"N
Longitude: -3.5656 / 3°33'56"W
OS Eastings: 293271
OS Northings: 264909
OS Grid: SN932649
Mapcode National: GBR 9G.YSYN
Mapcode Global: VH5CW.45W5
Entry Name: Elan Valley Lodge
Listing Date: 31 July 1995
Last Amended: 31 July 1995
Source ID: 16206
Building Class: Domestic
Location: Above main village street, towards NW end of village.
Community: Rhayader (Rhaeadr Gwy)
Locality: Elan Village
Traditional County: Brecknockshire
Former school built by City of Birmingham for education of children of the village built for maintenance workers at Elan Valley reservoir scheme. Designed between 1906 and 1909 by Buckland, Haywood, & Farmer, architects, of Birmingham.
Arts & Crafts style. Brown rubble with bathstone dressings, slate roof. Mullioned windows. Main block has louvred ventilator with pyramidal roof and pinnacle. Roof half-hipped (3-light mullioned windows to ends) and sweeps down at sides over 3-light windows; between these, 3 tall gables with large mullioned and transomed windows. To L, lower block with gable to front; to R, single storey blocks. Rear has 3 large gables with tall windows. To R of main block is tower with saddleback roof; to front, louvred camber-headed opening with bathstone panel below with shield, to sides 3-light louvred openings.
Included as striking example of building type, forming part of group of early C20 Arts & Crafts buildings in Elan Village.
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