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Glasbury Gate Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Glasbury, Powys

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Latitude: 52.0483 / 52°2'53"N

Longitude: -3.2004 / 3°12'1"W

OS Eastings: 317775

OS Northings: 239562

OS Grid: SO177395

Mapcode National: GBR YY.F0RN

Mapcode Global: VH6BH.GSX3

Plus Code: 9C4R2QXX+8R

Entry Name: Glasbury Gate Cottage

Listing Date: 18 January 1996

Last Amended: 18 January 1996

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 17181

Building Class: Commercial

Location: The building is located at the side of the road, at the N approach to Glasbury village.

County: Powys

Community: Glasbury (Y Clas-ar-wy)

Community: Glasbury

Traditional County: Radnorshire

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Toll cottage of c1830-40, appearing on the tithe map of 1841, and probably the scene of the only recorded incident in the area during the Rebecca Riots of 1843-4.


Rubble stone with hipped slate roof. Single storey, 3 bays, the centre bay brought forward and canted, with the roof correspondingly hipped. Lean-to extension to rear, behind central stone stack. Mid C20 timber windows and lean-to on N side.

Reasons for Listing

Included as a surviving example of the range of toll cottages that were built to tax movement on the highway in the early C19.

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  • II Maesllwch Arms Hotel
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  • 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 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 Green House
    Located on the N side of the triangular Green, at the centre of the village.
  • II Glasbury House
    The house is located in its own grounds E of The Green, near the centre of Glasbury village.
  • 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 Treble Hill Baptist Chapel
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