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Latitude: 52.6534 / 52°39'12"N
Longitude: -3.1793 / 3°10'45"W
OS Eastings: 320318
OS Northings: 306840
OS Grid: SJ203068
Mapcode National: GBR 9Y.5ZWW
Mapcode Global: WH79P.4K9P
Entry Name: Nant-y-caws
Listing Date: 29 February 1996
Last Amended: 29 February 1996
Source ID: 16812
Building Class: Domestic
Location: 750m approx. SW of the roundabout to the W of Welshpool, above the brook on the lower side of the A458 Dolgellau Road; approached via the lane leading
Community: Welshpool (Y Trallwng)
Traditional County: Montgomeryshire
History: The building forms a pair of estate cottages for the Powis Estate; the layout and detailing suggests an early C19 date, but this may represent the remodelling of an earlier building: the constructional detailing (which includes some structural timberwork), suggests a C18 origin.
Exterior: A symmetrical pair of cottages; timber-framed, with brick infil, the brickwork painted in imitation of timber- framing, and enriched with quatrefoil decoration; rubble in side elevations. Slate roofs. 2 storeys, 2-window central range, running between slightly advanced outer gabled wings. Doorways in the re-entrant angle of each wing...
Listed as a pair of Picturesque estate cottages, which may also have earlier vernacular origins.
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