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Smithy at the corner of the Abermiwl and Churchstoke roads

A Grade II Listed Building in Kerry, Powys

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Latitude: 52.5046 / 52°30'16"N

Longitude: -3.236 / 3°14'9"W

OS Eastings: 316200

OS Northings: 290353

OS Grid: SO162903

Mapcode National: GBR 9W.H9Z7

Mapcode Global: VH68B.V9MT

Plus Code: 9C4RGQ37+RH

Entry Name: Smithy at the corner of the Abermiwl and Churchstoke roads

Listing Date: 12 September 1996

Last Amended: 12 September 1996

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 17296

Building Class: Domestic

Location: The house occupies the triangle of land between the two roads.

County: Powys

Town: Newtown

Community: Kerry (Ceri)

Community: Kerry

Locality: Glan-Mule

Traditional County: Montgomeryshire

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The house was built c1830-40 by J.W.Poundley as an estate cottage and smithy for the Brytnllywarch estate.


Rubble with brick dressings, slate roofs. Cross plan, one storey and attic, gabled to each face with deep verges and highly fretted bargeboards terminating in apex and eaves spikes. Boarded door in the NE angle, under a lean-to roof. Two chamfered orders of brick forming pointed- headed window openings and containing small 24-pane windows, the glazing bars intersecting in the pointed heads. Central 8-flue linked octagonal stacks.

To the rear, the E wing is extended as a single-storey service range with a central brick stack.

Reasons for Listing

Included as a successful essay in the picturesque style, and indicative of the wide extent and power of the Brynllywarch estate at the time of the Naylors.

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