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Latitude: 52.0483 / 52°2'53"N
Longitude: -3.2122 / 3°12'43"W
OS Eastings: 316968
OS Northings: 239567
OS Grid: SO169395
Mapcode National: GBR YX.F3VZ
Mapcode Global: VH6BH.8SQ5
Entry Name: The Woodlands
Listing Date: 18 January 1996
Last Amended: 18 January 1996
Source ID: 17201
Building Class: Domestic
Location: Located on the SW side of the road from Glasbury to Cwmbach, on rising ground set gable end to the road and facing S over its lawns.
Community: Glasbury (Y Clas-ar-wy)
Traditional County: Radnorshire
A tall house of the later C18-early C19, now an outdoor activities centre. Rubble sandstone, quoined, with a hipped slate roof. Three storeys, 3 bays, double pile plan, with service building around a yard at the rear. Cellars under the front range. The main S front has a central niche, and to either side full height tripartite sash windows with radial fans in the spandrels. Steps to garden. Plat band and 12-pane sashes on 1st floor, 9-pane sashes to second floor, all openings with slightly cambered stone arches and sills. Widely paired modillion eaves. Gable stacks and further stack to rear rooms. The W elevation has a door to the cross stair hall, with a tall 15-pane round headed window over. Narrower rear 'L'-shaped service range of 2 bays, 3 storeys. Main entrance is on the E side, now within a glazed porch with a hipped roof.
Front reception rooms have interconnecting double doors within a round arch. Cover cornices and marble fireplace. Extensive cellars.
Included as a well preserved and imposing early C19 mansion.
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