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Latitude: 52.638 / 52°38'16"N
Longitude: -3.1546 / 3°9'16"W
OS Eastings: 321966
OS Northings: 305102
OS Grid: SJ219051
Mapcode National: GBR B0.6S0M
Mapcode Global: WH79P.JY1H
Entry Name: No 5 Sarn-y-bryn-caled Cottages
Listing Date: 11 March 1981
Last Amended: 29 February 1996
Source ID: 16809
Building Class: Domestic
Location: The cottages are on the old line of the Welshpool-Newtown Road, cut-off by the Welshpool by-pass and now a by-road leading to the canal at Belan Lock
Community: Welshpool (Y Trallwng)
Traditional County: Montgomeryshire
History: The cottages form part of a small settlement developed by the Powis Estate from c1830. These houses were built between 1851 and 1861.
Description: Row of 4 cottages. Well coursed and squared local sandstone to main facade, the rest brick; graded slate roof with axial brick stacks. 2 storeys, symmetrically planned as 2 pairs of single-unit cottages with a rear wing to each pair. Each pair has paired doorways, with battened doors in simple shallow timber porches flanked by 3-light iron small-paned casements with flat arched voussoir heads. Similar windows above.
Part of a group of model cottages, which form 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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