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Merlin House

A Grade II Listed Building in Talgarth, Powys

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.9956 / 51°59'44"N

Longitude: -3.229 / 3°13'44"W

OS Eastings: 315717

OS Northings: 233732

OS Grid: SO157337

Mapcode National: GBR YW.JKP4

Mapcode Global: VH6BV.Z3BH

Entry Name: Merlin House

Listing Date: 14 August 1995

Last Amended: 14 August 1995

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 16288

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Located in a terrace of houses opposite and facing the graveyard of the parish church, from which it is stepped forward.

County: Powys

Community: Talgarth

Community: Talgarth

Built-Up Area: Talgarth

Traditional County: Brecknockshire

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Exterior

House of the mid C19, rendered, with slate roof. Three storeys, 2 window bays, the ground floor openings being offset. Panelled door in timber doorcase with decorative fanlight over, and bracketed canopy. To the right, 16-pane sash with moulded architrave. On first floor similar 16-pane sashes and 4 x 3 pane sashes to top floor. Panelled eaves soffit. Brick stack on gable.

Reasons for Listing

Included for its group value with Highcliffe House and neighbouring listed items, opposite the parish church.

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Other nearby listed buildings

  • 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 Church House including Gates and Railings to Front
    Located in a terrace of houses opposite and facing the graveyard of the parish church.
  • 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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