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Vicarage House

A Grade II Listed Building in Glasbury, Powys

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Latitude: 52.0672 / 52°4'1"N

Longitude: -3.181 / 3°10'51"W

OS Eastings: 319137

OS Northings: 241635

OS Grid: SO191416

Mapcode National: GBR YY.CZJB

Mapcode Global: VH6BH.T95N

Plus Code: 9C4R3R89+VH

Entry Name: Vicarage House

Listing Date: 18 January 1996

Last Amended: 18 January 1996

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 17213

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Located on rising ground facing S, with a driveway leading down to the junction of the Moity Road with the realigned A.438.

County: Powys

Community: Glasbury (Y Clas-ar-wy)

Community: Glasbury

Locality: Llowes

Traditional County: Radnorshire

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The new vicarage to replace the medieval building was built c.1860-70 by the Revd. Thomas Williams, vicar 1859 - 1914, and a friend of the Revd Francis Kilvert, curate at the adjoining village of Clyro, who visited him here on various occasions.


Dressed local ashlar sandstone with margin-draughted stone dressings to S facade, rubble stone to other sides. Hipped slate roof. Two storeys and cellar, 3 bays, 'L'-plan, comprising a central stair hall, and flanking reception rooms, with dining room in a wing behind the right bay, extended by kitchen in slightly lower roofed bay. Tuscan portico with reeded pulvinated architrave, over a 5-panelled door set deep within panelled reveals. Sixteen-paned sash windows, with pronounced label mouldings over.


Not accessible at time of inspection, (August 1995). Windows have panelled shutters in splayed reveals.

Reasons for Listing

Included as a well preserved parsonage house of the mid Victorian period, having historic associations with the diarist, Francis Kilvert.

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