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Former Joiners Workshop at Rhiewport

A Grade II Listed Building in Berriew, Powys

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.6032 / 52°36'11"N

Longitude: -3.2183 / 3°13'5"W

OS Eastings: 317588

OS Northings: 301294

OS Grid: SJ175012

Mapcode National: GBR 9X.92BB

Mapcode Global: WH79V.JTPQ

Entry Name: Former Joiners Workshop at Rhiewport

Listing Date: 21 August 1995

Last Amended: 21 August 1995

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 16395

Building Class: Commercial

Location: Set back in the garden to the E of the main house at Rhiewport.

County: Powys

Community: Berriew (Aberriw)

Community: Berriew

Locality: Rhiewport

Traditional County: Montgomeryshire

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History

Probably built c1910, and used at one time as a joiners workshop.

Exterior

A small exercise in Arts and Crafts architecture: roughcast render over brick, with battered buttressed slate hung gable end, slate roof with axial brick stack, with moulded and stepped cap. 2-room plan, each separately entered via doorways set back in recessed verandah to right. Decorative panelling to doors. 2-light small-paned casement window with shutters pierced by hearts below eaves to the left. Hipped gablet to roof in left hand tile-hung return, with high window of 3-lights with small panes, the central light projecting as an angled oriel. 2-light casements with pierced shutters in rear elevation. Inside, the main room has wooden fireplace surround, inscribed with Shakespearean verse. Door and window furniture all decorative wrought iron.

Reasons for Listing

A very good example of Arts and Crafts architecture on a small scale, and part of a group of buildings of considerable interest at Rhiewport.

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  • II Rhiewport Cottage
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  • II Stable Block at Rhiewport
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  • II Cil Chapel
    On the W side of the B4385 Castle Caereinion Road, 1km approx. NW of Berriew village.
  • II* Lower cil Farmhouse
    Set back on the E side of the Castle Caereinion Road, beyond Cil Chapel, 1km approx. NW of Berriew village.
  • II Upper Pandy Farmhouse and Barn
    2km approx W of Berriew village, off the by-road that leaves the B4380 immediately SW of Berriew Bridge.
  • 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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