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Pendre Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Talgarth, Powys

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.9851 / 51°59'6"N

Longitude: -3.2273 / 3°13'38"W

OS Eastings: 315811

OS Northings: 232556

OS Grid: SO158325

Mapcode National: GBR YX.K03W

Mapcode Global: VH6BW.0CPL

Entry Name: Pendre Farmhouse

Listing Date: 14 August 1995

Last Amended: 14 August 1995

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 16309

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Located at the end of the farm track, below SE entrance to the scheduled promontory fort, Talgarth Camp.

County: Powys

Community: Talgarth

Community: Talgarth

Locality: Pengenffordd

Traditional County: Brecknockshire

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Exterior

Farmhouse of the C17, the upper end rebuilt at right angles in early C19. Rubble stonework, partly colourwashed, with slate roofs. Rebuilt front elevation is 2 storeys, 3 bays, with central; 6-panelled door and patterned fanlight within a wooden panelled doorcase. Either side, 16-pane sashes, and C19 4-pane sashes to upper floor. Brick stack on NE gable, and W gable is pebbledashed. Wide outshut on rear wall abutting rear wing.

The earlier rear wing, beyond the original axial stack, is of 2 storeys, 2 bays, corrugated roof, and lean-to on gable end covering entrance to kitchen. A small 5-hole pigeon loft is set in the under the eaves.

Reasons for Listing

Included as a good well-preserved example of the early C19 modernisation of an earlier farmhouse.

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Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Barn at Pendre Farm
    Located on the SW side of the farmyard, facing the gable end of the earlier farmhouse.
  • II Lower Genffordd Farmhouse
    Located on the W side of the high road from Talgarth to Pengenffordd, placed across the slope of the hill, and overlooking a narrow valley to the W.
  • II Upper Enig House
    The house stands at the end of a terrace of cottages, at the junction of Hospital Road and Penybont Road, behind a railed front area.
  • II Barn at Gwrlodde adjoining Old Farmhouse at Gwrlodde
    Located on the NE facing slope, on the W side of the farmyard, and added to the gable end of the extension at the kitchen end of Gwrlodde farmhouse.
  • II Old Farmhouse at Gwrlodde
    Located on a NE facing slope, on the S side of its farmyard, with access by farm road off the minor road from Talgarth to Pengenffordd. The farmhouse is on a cut platform on the upper end of the slop
  • 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 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.

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