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Elan Village

A Grade II Listed Building in Rhayader, Powys

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.2745 / 52°16'28"N

Longitude: -3.5626 / 3°33'45"W

OS Eastings: 293481

OS Northings: 265186

OS Grid: SN934651

Mapcode National: GBR 9G.YTRK

Mapcode Global: VH5CW.63G6

Entry Name: Elan Village

Listing Date: 31 July 1995

Last Amended: 31 July 1995

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 16221

Building Class: Domestic

Location: At NE end of village.

County: Powys

Community: Rhayader (Rhaeadr Gwy)

Community: Rhayader

Traditional County: Brecknockshire

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History

Part of garden village type housing development 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

Pair of semi-detached houses. Brown stone with bathstone dressings, slate roof.
Pair of gables to centre with diagonal stone chimney between. Two-light mullioned window to first floors, 3-light mullioned window to ground floors. To ends, roof sweeps down over ground floor (small flat roofed dormers beyond gables); entrance doorway with small window towards ends. Corner chimneys to rear angles.

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.

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Other nearby listed buildings

  • II No 10
    At NE end of village.
  • II No 9
    Set back across green space.
  • II No 8
    Set back across green space.
  • II No 7
    To NE of Nos 4 & 5.
  • II No 6
    To NE of Nos 4 & 5.
  • II No 5
    To L of No 3, to NE of small stone bridge.
  • II No 4
    To L of No 3, to NE of small stone bridge.
  • II No 3
    Near small stone bridge.

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