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Church House including Gates and Railings to Front

A Grade II Listed Building in Talgarth, Powys

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.9956 / 51°59'44"N

Longitude: -3.2289 / 3°13'43"W

OS Eastings: 315724

OS Northings: 233729

OS Grid: SO157337

Mapcode National: GBR YW.JKQ7

Mapcode Global: VH6BV.Z3DH

Entry Name: Church House including Gates and Railings to Front

Listing Date: 14 August 1995

Last Amended: 14 August 1995

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 16287

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Located in a terrace of houses opposite and facing the graveyard of the parish church.

County: Powys

Community: Talgarth

Community: Talgarth

Built-Up Area: Talgarth

Traditional County: Brecknockshire

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Exterior

House of mid C19, with later C19 improvements. Pebbledashed with raised end quoins. Slate roof with spiked ridge tiles. Stack on E gable. Three storeys, 3 bays. Central 6-panelled door, the top panels glazed, within a timber corniced portico, having stained glass swags in top panels on three sides. Ground and first floors having 'T'-shaped paned casement windows with an overlight within openings with cambered heads. The overlights have a matching set of stained glass swags. Six-paned sashes to top floor. Boxed eaves. Service door on left side has a wide plastered surround, extending beyond the quoins.

Front area defined by railings and gates of a scrolled floral form hinting at a gothic arcade, the stanchions with knobbed terminals.

Interior

Not accessible at time of inspection (March 1995)

Reasons for Listing

Included for group value with neighbouring listed items facing the parish church, and having group value.

Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Merlin House
    Located in a terrace of houses opposite and facing the graveyard of the parish church, from which it is stepped forward.
  • II Highcliffe House
    Located in a terrace of C19 cottages, one of a row of two within a larger group, and adjoining Merlin House to the E facing over the churchyard.
  • II Crescent House
    Pair of town houses at the W end of a row of houses facing N over the churchyard of the Church of St Gwendoline.
  • II Crescent Cottage
    Pair of town houses at the W end of a row of houses facing N over the churchyard of the Church of St Gwendoline.
  • II Tomb of Howell Harris in Churchyard of the Church of St Gwendoling
    Located approximately 100m SE of the S porch of the parish church, close to the path to the SE corner gate.
  • II Rosendaal
    Attached to the NE end of Brynglwys, forming a terrace of two facing the churchyard.
  • II Brynglwys
    Located opposite church gates, on the corner of Back Lane, and attached to Rosendaal. Short front garden enclosed by railings set on a low stone wall.
  • II* Church of St Gwendoline
    Located on a small plateau above the village, at the junction of Church Street with School Street.

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