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Latitude: 52.6382 / 52°38'17"N
Longitude: -3.1543 / 3°9'15"W
OS Eastings: 321981
OS Northings: 305119
OS Grid: SJ219051
Mapcode National: GBR B0.6S34
Mapcode Global: WH79P.JY4C
Entry Name: No 2 Sarn-y-bryn-caled Cottages
Listing Date: 11 March 1981
Last Amended: 29 February 1996
Source ID: 16807
Building Class: Domestic
Community: Welshpool (Y Trallwng)
Traditional County: Montgomeryshire
History: The earliest pair in a group of cottages built by the Powis Estate, for agricultural workers on the estate; built c1830 (between the establishment of the Welshpool to Newtown and Church Stoke Turnpike Roads, and 1840, nb).
Description: Local roughly coursed stone with graded slate roof, and brick axial stack. 2 storeyed, comprising a pair of small 2-unit cottages, with a single rear wing. Each has a central entrance, the simple timber porches later additions cutting the hood-mould over the ledged doorway. Flaking windows on each floor are 2-light iron small-paned casements with drop-ended hood moulds to ground floor, and timber lintels below the eaves above.
Part of a group of model cottages which represents an excellent example of a small estate settlement retaining much of its original character.
Reference: Stephen Hughes, The Archaeology of the Montgomeryshire Canal, 1988, p.92.
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