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Gwern Goch

A Grade II Listed Building in Berriew, Powys

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.5854 / 52°35'7"N

Longitude: -3.2124 / 3°12'44"W

OS Eastings: 317950

OS Northings: 299306

OS Grid: SO179993

Mapcode National: GBR 9X.B9R3

Mapcode Global: WH7B1.M8GV

Entry Name: Gwern Goch

Listing Date: 21 August 1995

Last Amended: 21 August 1995

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 16384

Building Class: Domestic

Location: 1km approx. W of Garthmyl, on a by-road that links the Berriew-Bettws Cedewain road, and the A483, S of Garthmyl.

County: Powys

Community: Berriew (Aberriw)

Community: Berriew

Locality: Garthmyl

Traditional County: Montgomeryshire

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History

Probably originally built late C17-early C18, and remodelled by the Vaynor Estate c1850.

Exterior

Timber framed in square panels with some tension bracing; slate roof. Central stack with 4 octagonal shafts carried on heavy square base - a typical Vaynor Estate design. 2-unit plan, with doorway in timber-framed porch alongside the right hand gable. 2x2-light casement windows with the canopy hoods characteristic of the Vaynor Estate. Wide central dormer with paired similar windows.

Reasons for Listing

Of special interest both for the survival of its vernacular character in the completeness of the original construction, and for its adaptation as an estate cottage in the mid C19. It is one of the best examples of the remodelling work carried out by the Vaynor Estate on its older rural buildings during the C19.

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  • II Cefn Garthmyl Farmhouse
    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.
  • II Pied House
    Prominently sited above the Llifior Brook, overlooking the Severn valley, and approached via a by-road which leaves the main A483 1km approx. S of Garthmyl.
  • II Cefn-Dreboeth
    Above the Llifior valley, and approached via a lane leading from a by-road connecting the Berriew-Bettws Cedewain road and the A483, S of Garthmyl.
  • II Llifior Mill
    On the Llifior Brook, approx 1km S of Garthmyl.
  • II Garden Terraces at Vaynor Park
    Alongside the house to the S, and forming the S boundary of the courtyard to its W.
  • II* Stable Block at Vaynor Park
    Berriew
  • II* Vaynor Park
    On high ground to the SW of Berriew village, in a landscaped park.
  • II Coach House, Gate Piers, Gated and Flanking Wall at Vaynor Park
    The coach house is at right-angles to the stable block, to which it is linked by the walls flanking the gates giving access to the service courtyard to the N of the house.

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