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Cefn Maenllwyd

A Grade II Listed Building in Kerry, Powys

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Latitude: 52.5175 / 52°31'2"N

Longitude: -3.2463 / 3°14'46"W

OS Eastings: 315528

OS Northings: 291798

OS Grid: SO155917

Mapcode National: GBR 9W.GFFR

Mapcode Global: VH684.PZ5G

Plus Code: 9C4RGQ83+XF

Entry Name: Cefn Maenllwyd

Listing Date: 12 September 1996

Last Amended: 12 September 1996

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 17303

Building Class: Domestic

Location: The farmhouse lies behind the farm buildings, near the hilltop, at the end of a farm track off the NW side of the road from Kerry to Llanmerewig.

County: Powys

Town: Newtown

Community: Kerry (Ceri)

Community: Kerry

Locality: Maenllwyd

Traditional County: Montgomeryshire

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Farmhouse of the C17, timber framed, now clad with sheet boarding and having a corrugated asbestos cement roof. Two bays, two storeys with attics, with a large external stone stack serving both bays. Brick outshut to rear. The gable end is twice jettied on cut brackets. Small paned timber windows. Roof has two tiers of purlins. Stack has stepped offsets, and an added brick flue.


Two unit plan, comprising a large kitchen with side stack, deeply chamfered ceiling beams forming 6 bays, and an inner parlour, sharing an extension of the stack, and two parallel ceiling beams.

Reasons for Listing

Include as an impressive example of a C17 farmhouse retaining its early character in later vernacular external cladding.

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  • II The Old Rectory
    Located on the north side of Llanmerewig village, in a low-lying position close to a stream. The church is c350m to the N.
  • II Church House
    Located on a narrow lane 400m N of Llanmerewig village next to the Church of St. Llwchaiarn. The front (E) faces a courtyard surrounded by farm buildings, which are generally of masonry construction
  • II Hodley United Reformed Church
    Located on the E side of the road from Kerry to Abermiwl, within the small hamlet of Hodley.
  • II* Church of St Llwchaiarn
    Located on a narrow lane 400m N of Llanmerewig village to the east of Church Farm. The church is situated in an oval churchyard bounded by a masonry wall.
  • II Lower Maenllwyd
    Located towards the top of the narrow steep-sided valley of the River Mule. The garden slopes away sharply to the NE of the house. There is a timber framed barn located at right angles to the house,
  • II Upper Maenllwyd farmhouse
    Located at the head of the winding valley of the Afon Miwl, close to the main Glanmule to Abermiwl road, ½km N of the hamlet of Hodley.
  • II The Old Court
    Located approximately 150m to the east of the B4368 from Kerry to Abermule, just to the south of the hamlet of Hodley.
  • II Glan-Mule bridge
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