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Cefn Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Gwernyfed, Powys

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.021 / 52°1'15"N

Longitude: -3.1587 / 3°9'31"W

OS Eastings: 320587

OS Northings: 236477

OS Grid: SO205364

Mapcode National: GBR YZ.GYZ1

Mapcode Global: VH6BQ.6GGK

Entry Name: Cefn Farmhouse

Listing Date: 15 December 1995

Last Amended: 15 December 1995

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 17070

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Located behind farmbuildings, on the NW facing slope of the hill rising on to Common bychan. The house is attached to other farm buildings, at the upper end of a small rectangular farmyard.

County: Powys

Community: Gwernyfed

Community: Gwernyfed

Locality: Tregoyd

Traditional County: Brecknockshire

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History

Farmhouse of the C17.

Exterior

Of colourwashed stone and stone slate roof. 'T'-plan, comprising a living hall and inner room, with a 2-bay service wing added centrally on the NW side, continuing as a barn of which it may originally have been part. Boarded door in heavy frame to entrance at the side of the large gable stack to living hall. C20 service extension on NE gable.

Interior

Living Hall has ogee stopped cross beams, with similar chamfer stops to fire lintel. C17 door frame from hall opens into the lower service extension, perhaps originally an external door. Shaped doorhead at the side of the stack gives acces to a circular stone stair, with small gable-end window. Inner room, now kitchen, has similar cross beams, and the end room over has a gable window with splayed jambs. Low-pitched roof with large scantling principal rafters (approx 300 x 150mm) with high tenoned collar.

Reasons for Listing

Included as a well preserved example of a compact and early upland farmhouse

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