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Maesllwch Arms Hotel

A Grade II Listed Building in Glasbury, Powys

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Latitude: 52.0458 / 52°2'44"N

Longitude: -3.2032 / 3°12'11"W

OS Eastings: 317579

OS Northings: 239278

OS Grid: SO175392

Mapcode National: GBR YY.F62N

Mapcode Global: VH6BH.FVG3

Plus Code: 9C4R2QWW+7P

Entry Name: Maesllwch Arms Hotel

Listing Date: 18 January 1996

Last Amended: 18 January 1996

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 17179

Building Class: Commercial

Location: The hotel is located on the N side of the village behind a large forecourt and against the former driveway to Maesllwch Castle.

County: Powys

Community: Glasbury (Y Clas-ar-wy)

Community: Glasbury

Traditional County: Radnorshire

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A hotel of the late C18. Whitewashed stone rubble with slate roofs. The building is now of U-plan, with the primary building on the W side facing E, and its stable and coachhouse range added, attached at the N corner. The E range is a further later addition, enclosing the yard. The W range has a symmetrical 3-bay front, of 2 storeys and attic. Central through stair hall and main reception room to left; the accommodation to the right altered. Gable stacks. Six-panelled door with a 4-paned overlight within a timber doorcase and bracketed canopy. Tripartite 12-paned sashes to bays either side, having moulded surrounds. Twelve-paned sashes to the first floor. The central bay is gabled and has a lunette window. All openings have timber lintels. Boxed eaves. The stable-coachhouse range has been altered in the C20 by a front extension to form a dining room. Door at E end. The E range is later, and has lean-to structures on the S and E sides.


The stair within the hallway of the W range is early C19, with moulded handrail and stick balusters.

Reasons for Listing

Included for the special interest of the primary building, a good example of the Glasbury style of larger late C18-early C19 house.

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Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Lamb House
    Located within the village of Glasbury, almost opposite the Maesllwch Arms Hotel. The main house is set at right angles with its gable close upon the road from Glasbury to Boughrood.
  • II Grangeton
    The house is located within the village, to the E of the Maesllwch Arms Hotel placed with the gable to the road, the main elevation facing E.
  • II Green House
    Located on the N side of the triangular Green, at the centre of the village.
  • II Former Stable and Coachhouse to Parc Gwynne
    The coachhouse lies between the Green and Parc Gwynne house, backing on to the Green.
  • II Parc Gwynne
    Parc Gwynne is located on the SW side of The Green, set in its own grounds behind its entrance gates and coachhouse. The grounds extend W to a terrace overlooking the river and flood plain of the Wye
  • II Glasbury United Reformed Chapel
    The chapel is situated in a walled enclosure at the centre of the SE side of The Green, with its gable facing on to the Green.
  • II Crescent House
    Located on the corner of the B.4350 through Glasbury to Boughrood, and the former B.4350 to Hereford.
  • II Green Cottages
    A straight terrace of four two-storey cottages, located on the SE side of the triangular green at the centre of Glasbury village.

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