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No 3

A Grade II Listed Building in Rhayader, Powys

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Latitude: 52.2732 / 52°16'23"N

Longitude: -3.5648 / 3°33'53"W

OS Eastings: 293330

OS Northings: 265044

OS Grid: SN933650

Mapcode National: GBR 9G.YT4P

Mapcode Global: VH5CW.5496

Plus Code: 9C4R7CFP+73

Entry Name: No 3

Listing Date: 31 July 1995

Last Amended: 31 July 1995

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 16213

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Near small stone bridge.

County: Powys

Community: Rhayader (Rhaeadr Gwy)

Community: Rhayader

Traditional County: Brecknockshire

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Detached 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 detached house. Two storeys. Brown rubble with bathstone dressings, slate roof. Mullioned windows (casements renewed). L-plan, gable facing road has slate hung apex (chimney to L), 4-light window to first floor; on ground floor, 2-light window to L, and small window to R. Entrance front at right angle (R) with roof sweeping down over porch in angle between blocks. Gable has 3-light first floor window, and 2-light ground floor window.

Reasons for Listing

High quality early C20 Arts & Crafts house, forming part of group of Garden Village buildings in Elan Village.

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Other nearby listed buildings

  • II No 4
    To L of No 3, to NE of small stone bridge.
  • II Small Stone Bridge
    Carries village road over stream near lane up to former school.
  • II No 2
    To L of No 1, beside stream.
  • II No 5
    To L of No 3, to NE of small stone bridge.
  • II No 1
    Above village street, facing up hill towards former school.
  • II No 6
    To NE of Nos 4 & 5.
  • II No 7
    To NE of Nos 4 & 5.
  • II Shelter and Fountain
    To NE of estate office.

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