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Pen y Parc

A Grade II Listed Building in Berriew, Powys

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.594 / 52°35'38"N

Longitude: -3.2317 / 3°13'54"W

OS Eastings: 316661

OS Northings: 300290

OS Grid: SJ166002

Mapcode National: GBR 9W.9R0G

Mapcode Global: WH7B1.B2B6

Entry Name: Pen y Parc

Listing Date: 21 August 1995

Last Amended: 21 August 1995

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 16362

Building Class: Domestic

Location: An isolated cottage on the edge of woodland within Vaynor Park. Approached via a field track which leaves the by-road to Cefn Vaynor at Lower Cefn Farm.

County: Powys

Community: Berriew (Aberriw)

Community: Berriew

Locality: Cefn Vaynor

Traditional County: Montgomeryshire

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History

Originally C17, with remodelling work carried out by the Vaynor Estate c1850 (a drawing of proposed alterations is dated 1846).

Exterior

Timber framed in square panels with tension braces at angles, and painted brick plinth and nogging. Slate roof. Compact 2-unit plan, with central baffle entrance in timber gabled porch (c1850), with chamfered archway, and battened plank inner door. 2-light casement windows to either side, with bracketed hoods (a Vaynor Estate design). Framed dormers with similar windows aligned above. Axial brick stack, with square base and clustered octagonal flues. Small rubble stone outshut to rear.

Reasons for Listing

An excellent example of a small C17 timber framed cottage re-worked in the mid C19 to form a picturesque estate cottage.

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