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Upper Maenllwyd farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Kerry, Powys

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Latitude: 52.5244 / 52°31'27"N

Longitude: -3.2267 / 3°13'36"W

OS Eastings: 316871

OS Northings: 292539

OS Grid: SO168925

Mapcode National: GBR 9X.G080

Mapcode Global: VH685.1T16

Plus Code: 9C4RGQFF+P8

Entry Name: Upper Maenllwyd farmhouse

Listing Date: 12 September 1996

Last Amended: 19 June 1997

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 17304

Building Class: Domestic

Location: 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.

County: Powys

Town: Newtown

Community: Kerry (Ceri)

Community: Kerry

Locality: Maenllwyd

Traditional County: Montgomeryshire

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Former farmhouse of brick with hipped slate roof. Late C18 or early C19. Two storeys and cellar, 2 bays with 2-bay shale-built stone cross wing extended to rear in C20. Conservatory added to S in late C20. Door with overlight, and 16- pane windows with rubbed flat brick arches and stone sills. Outsetting eaves courses. The cross wing, of 2 storeys and attic has paned casement windows and semi-circular window in gable of attic floor. Large stone stack.


Not accessible at time of inspection (January 1996)

Reasons for Listing

Included as a well-detailed late C18- early C19 farmhouse of some architectural refinement.

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