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The Herbert Arms

A Grade II Listed Building in Kerry, Powys

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Latitude: 52.5014 / 52°30'5"N

Longitude: -3.2578 / 3°15'27"W

OS Eastings: 314718

OS Northings: 290022

OS Grid: SO147900

Mapcode National: GBR 9V.HJMB

Mapcode Global: VH68B.HD38

Plus Code: 9C4RGP2R+HV

Entry Name: The Herbert Arms

Listing Date: 12 September 1996

Last Amended: 12 September 1996

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 17279

Building Class: Commercial

Location: The major building on the S side of the Square, in the centre of the village, with its 'L' plan stone malthouse to the rear.

County: Powys

Town: Newtown

Community: Kerry (Ceri)

Community: Kerry

Built-Up Area: Kerry

Traditional County: Montgomeryshire

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Built as a hostelry 1780-90, altered mid-later C19.


Colourwashed brick with slate roof. Gable end stacks. Three storeys, 3 bays, with a single storey 2-bay addition on the W gable, converted from former garages. Central 6-panelled door, partly glazed, with overlight, set within a recessed doorcase. C20 bracketed canopy. Four-paned sash windows with moulded surrounds; louvred false shutters added in C20. Wide eaves and verge. To the rear, three gables, that to the W C19, the others C20.


Main reception rooms either side of central lobby have high ceilings. Stair, said to be C18 and of high quality, not seen at the time of inspection (January 1996).

Reasons for Listing

Included as a prominent building at the centre of Kerry which retains its character as a locally important C18-C19 inn.

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