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Latitude: 52.2722 / 52°16'19"N
Longitude: -3.5664 / 3°33'59"W
OS Eastings: 293212
OS Northings: 264936
OS Grid: SN932649
Mapcode National: GBR 9G.YSPT
Mapcode Global: VH5CW.44FZ
Entry Name: Estate Office including House to rear
Listing Date: 31 July 1995
Last Amended: 31 July 1995
Source ID: 16208
Building Class: Commercial
Location: Situated to L of Caban View behind low wall with iron railings and gate.
Community: Rhayader (Rhaeadr Gwy)
Locality: Elan Village
Traditional County: Brecknockshire
Estate office (and house) built by City of Birmingham 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. One storey office with 2-storey house to rear.
Front has single storey block with gable to R (slate hung apex, splayed bay window); to R of this, flat roofed wing with entrance door, and 3-light window
chimney to ridge. This block has bay window to L elevation with hipped slate roof. To rear, attached house has half hipped gable to R, small 2-light windows to first and ground floors; to L, roof sweeps down over ground floor (hipped dormer). Right end has gable with 2 windows, on ground floor, single storey attached block with hipped slate roof.
High quality early C20 Arts & Crafts building, forming part of group of Garden Village buildings in Elan Village.
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