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A Grade II Listed Building in Glasbury, Powys

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Latitude: 52.0539 / 52°3'14"N

Longitude: -3.2459 / 3°14'45"W

OS Eastings: 314664

OS Northings: 240234

OS Grid: SO146402

Mapcode National: GBR YW.DMH8

Mapcode Global: VH6BG.PMCV

Plus Code: 9C4R3Q33+HJ

Entry Name: Cae-melyn

Listing Date: 18 January 1996

Last Amended: 18 January 1996

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 17198

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Located on the S side of the road running E from the Cornhill crossroads, and in an elevated position looking S and SE at the rear.

County: Powys

Community: Glasbury (Y Clas-ar-wy)

Community: Glasbury

Locality: Cornhill

Traditional County: Radnorshire

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The two-bay house and attached in-line cowhouse are built of rubble stonework, the house rendered, and all colourwashed. Slated roofs. House of one storey and attic, probably of early-mid C17 origins, altered in mid C18, of 2 bays. Central entrance and gable stacks. Bead boarded door within a part-glazed added gabled porch. Six-light C19 timber casement windows, and a small gable above the entrance has a 6-pane casement window for the attic floor. Bargeboards at S end, the stack in this position having brick dressings indicating a later date. Kitchen now in lean-to at S end.
Attached to the left, with its roof slightly lower, a cowhouse, with double door in the longhouse positon, and end door to a calf house. Three triangular vents set in the front wall.


Main living room at N end with stack against the cowhouse. Boxed axial beam. S end is divided longitudinally. Very deep timbers support roof, probably crucks in partition to right of door, now only visible above the tie, and having open half-lap-dovetail.

Reasons for Listing

Included as an interesting example of a C17-C18 longhouse-derived farmhouse.

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