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Latitude: 52.5871 / 52°35'13"N
Longitude: -3.2061 / 3°12'22"W
OS Eastings: 318381
OS Northings: 299488
OS Grid: SO183994
Mapcode National: GBR 9X.B5BF
Mapcode Global: WH7B1.Q7GJ
Plus Code: 9C4RHQPV+RG
Entry Name: Cefn Garthmyl Farmhouse
Listing Date: 21 August 1995
Last Amended: 21 August 1995
Source ID: 16383
Building Class: Domestic
Location: Approx 1km NW of Garthmyl approached via a track from a by-road connecting the Berriew-Bettws Cedewain road and the A483 S of Garthmyl.
Community: Berriew (Aberriw)
Traditional County: Montgomeryshire
Probably a late C17 timber framed small farmhouse: box framing rendered to main elevations but exposed in one gable end; slate roof. Square panelled framing with collar-strut roof. One and a half storeyed, 2-unit baffle entry plan with stack towards centre. Gabled porch (probably a C19 addition), flanked by 3-light casement windows, and 2-light casements in framed gabled dormers in the roof offset slightly. Continuous outshut to rear may be partially an original feature, and houses the staircase at the back of the stack. Rear wing is painted brick and is probably mid C19. Principal room has bressumer to recessed fireplace, and paired chamfered spine beams, with heavy joists to ceiling.
Listed as a C17 vernacular farmhouse, which retains much of its early character, especially in its internal arrangement and detail: the plan-form, with the staircase in the outshut, is particularly notable.
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