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The Woodlands

A Grade II Listed Building in Glasbury, Powys

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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

Plus Code: 9C4R2QXQ+84

Entry Name: The Woodlands

Listing Date: 18 January 1996

Last Amended: 18 January 1996

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

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.

County: Powys

Community: Glasbury (Y Clas-ar-wy)

Community: Glasbury

Locality: Cwmbach

Traditional County: Radnorshire

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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.

Reasons for Listing

Included as a well preserved and imposing early C19 mansion.

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