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Crescent House

A Grade II Listed Building in Glasbury, Powys

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Latitude: 52.0455 / 52°2'43"N

Longitude: -3.2011 / 3°12'3"W

OS Eastings: 317724

OS Northings: 239246

OS Grid: SO177392

Mapcode National: GBR YY.F6M6

Mapcode Global: VH6BH.GVL9

Plus Code: 9C4R2QWX+5H

Entry Name: Crescent House

Listing Date: 18 January 1996

Last Amended: 18 January 1996

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 17177

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Located on the corner of the B.4350 through Glasbury to Boughrood, and the former B.4350 to Hereford.

County: Powys

Community: Glasbury (Y Clas-ar-wy)

Community: Glasbury

Traditional County: Radnorshire

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Built c. 1840 in a late Georgian style, formerly the Crescent Stores and post office for Glasbury.


Colourwashed stone with pecked ashlar dressings, the end quoins carried up as pilasters. Slate roof. Two storeys, 3 bays, with a shorter attached rear wing parallel to the front, continued at right angles along road with outbuildings. Central 5-panelled door with margin glazed overlight within a portico on iron columns. Panelled reveals to door. To either side, 16-pane sashes and three 12-pane sashes to the first floor. Wide eaves. Large stack on east gable, and between the central stair hall and reception room in the W bay. The W end elevation, against the road has 12-paned sashes to the upper floor, but a C20 window below, and a blocked door to the rear wing.

Reasons for Listing

Included as a prominent and well preserved early C19 house within the Conservation Area.

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