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Pontithel House

A Grade II Listed Building in Gwernyfed, Powys

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.0221 / 52°1'19"N

Longitude: -3.2188 / 3°13'7"W

OS Eastings: 316467

OS Northings: 236667

OS Grid: SO164366

Mapcode National: GBR YX.GN7N

Mapcode Global: VH6BP.5F6P

Entry Name: Pontithel House

Listing Date: 15 December 1995

Last Amended: 15 December 1995

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 17055

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Located on the road from Brecon to Hay, approximately 150m E of Pont Ithel.

County: Powys

Community: Gwernyfed

Community: Gwernyfed

Locality: Pontithel

Traditional County: Brecknockshire

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History

Early C19 house. Occupied in 1881 by the Manager of the former naphtha extraction works which stood to the rear and operated from the mid-late C19, working into the 1920's.

Exterior

A house of the early C19, of colourwashed stone with a slate roof. Two storeys, basement and attics. Three bays, with an attached outbuilding to the W gable end converted to accommodation in the late C20.

Central 6-panelled door in timber pilastered doorcase, the canopy missing. Sixteen paned sashes to ground and first floors, but 12-pane sash over door; all opening with cambered heads and stone sills. Gable stacks. Windows to attics in gable ends.

Front garden railings and gates set on a low wall, taking up slope of the ground. The rails are looped round-section iron bars, threaded through horizontal iron flats. Stanchions have pointed finials. Central gate, and a secondary gate to the left with dog rails.

Reasons for Listing

Included as a well preserved early C19 house.

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