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Shelter and Fountain

A Grade II Listed Building in Rhayader, Powys

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Latitude: 52.2725 / 52°16'20"N

Longitude: -3.566 / 3°33'57"W

OS Eastings: 293241

OS Northings: 264970

OS Grid: SN932649

Mapcode National: GBR 9G.YSS9

Mapcode Global: VH5CW.44MR

Plus Code: 9C4R7CCM+XH

Entry Name: Shelter and Fountain

Listing Date: 31 July 1995

Last Amended: 31 July 1995

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 16209

Building Class: Gardens, Parks and Urban Spaces

Location: To NE of estate office.

County: Powys

Community: Rhayader (Rhaeadr Gwy)

Community: Rhayader

Locality: Elan Village

Traditional County: Brecknockshire

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Shelter with drinking water fountain. Dated "Anno Domini 1909".
Designed by Buckland, Haywood, & Farmer, architects, of Birmingham.


Consists of hipped slate roof on square wooden posts. Stone walls. Sides consist of taller central section with curved top with lower ends supporting posts; stone dividing wall between sides. Side towards road has datestone and drinking water fountain.

Reasons for Listing

Included for group value with other contemporary buildings in Elan Village.

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Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Estate Office including House to rear
    Situated to L of Caban View behind low wall with iron railings and gate.
  • II No 1
    Above village street, facing up hill towards former school.
  • II Elan Valley Lodge
    Above main village street, towards NW end of village.
  • II Cadan View
    At SW end of village.
  • II No 2
    To L of No 1, beside stream.
  • II Small Stone Bridge
    Carries village road over stream near lane up to former school.
  • II No 3
    Near small stone bridge.
  • II No 4
    To L of No 3, to NE of small stone bridge.

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