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Lower House Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Bronllys, Powys

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Latitude: 52.0315 / 52°1'53"N

Longitude: -3.2624 / 3°15'44"W

OS Eastings: 313490

OS Northings: 237758

OS Grid: SO134377

Mapcode National: GBR YV.G3F2

Mapcode Global: VH6BN.D6NJ

Plus Code: 9C4R2PJQ+H2

Entry Name: Lower House Farmhouse

Listing Date: 15 December 1995

Last Amended: 15 December 1995

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 16694

Building Class: Domestic

Location: A farmhouse set at right angles to the road, backing on to the farmyard to the NW.

County: Powys

Community: Bronllys

Community: Bronllys

Locality: Llyswen

Traditional County: Brecknockshire

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Exterior: Mid C19, rubble stone with pecked ashlar dressings. Slate roof. Two storeys, the main house of 3 symmetrical bays with gable stacks, 2 rooms deep. Central 6-panelled door with plain overlight. Sixteen-paned sashes to both floors. An extension is added to the E gable, 2-storeys, 2 bays, of similar build but with a lower roof. Part glazed door and 12-paned window over, the second bay having false window recesses. To the rear, a 1-storey with attic service wing and wash-house is attached at the N side of the extension. An attached wall completes a rear garden.

Interior: Not accessible at the time of inspection, (May 1995).

Included as a handsome and well preserved C19 farmhouse in a prominent position at the southern end of the village.

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