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No 4

A Grade II Listed Building in Rhayader, Powys

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.2734 / 52°16'24"N

Longitude: -3.5644 / 3°33'51"W

OS Eastings: 293354

OS Northings: 265066

OS Grid: SN933650

Mapcode National: GBR 9G.YT8H

Mapcode Global: VH5CW.54H2

Entry Name: No 4

Listing Date: 31 July 1995

Last Amended: 31 July 1995

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 16214

Building Class: Domestic

Location: To L of No 3, to NE of small stone bridge.

County: Powys

Community: Rhayader (Rhaeadr Gwy)

Community: Rhayader

Traditional County: Brecknockshire

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History

Pair of semi-detached houses 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.

Exterior

Arts & Crafts style pair of semi-detached houses. Brown rubble with bathstone dressings, slate roof. Mullioned windows (casements renewed). Three stone chimneys. Each house has advanced cross gable to end, with 3-light window to first floor; R house has 2-light window to ground floor, L house has splayed bay window, 3-lights to front. Between gables, each house has small hipped dormer, and 2-light ground floor window (grouped as pair). In angle with cross gable each house has porch has hipped slate roof.

Reasons for Listing

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

Group value.

Other nearby listed buildings

  • II No 5
    To L of No 3, to NE of small stone bridge.
  • II No 3
    Near 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 6
    To NE of Nos 4 & 5.
  • II No 7
    To NE of Nos 4 & 5.
  • II No 1
    Above village street, facing up hill towards former school.
  • II No 8
    Set back across green space.

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