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Middle Alport

A Grade II Listed Building in Churchstoke, Powys

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.5496 / 52°32'58"N

Longitude: -3.0729 / 3°4'22"W

OS Eastings: 327348

OS Northings: 295183

OS Grid: SO273951

Mapcode National: GBR B3.DG4T

Mapcode Global: VH75P.P5CS

Entry Name: Middle Alport

Listing Date: 1 October 1996

Last Amended: 1 October 1996

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 17349

Building Class: Domestic

Location: At the end of a narrow lane on the east side of the A490, 1.2km north of Churchstoke. The house faces E on to an enclosed yard with C19 barn and cow house.

County: Powys

Town: Montgomery

Community: Churchstoke (Yr Ystog)

Community: Churchstoke

Locality: Alport

Traditional County: Montgomeryshire

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History

Late C18 farmhouse built by the Marrington Estate (Shropshire), with windows altered C19.

Exterior

Two-unit, three-window range of 2 storeys, with continuous outshut at rear. Random rubble walls, slate and corrugated metal roofs. The main house has a slate roof with gable stacks, although to the left the stack has been taken down to below ridge level, while to the right a brick chimney rises above the ridge. Windows to front have segmental brick heads, and iron-framed casements with small panes. Doorway has a segmental brick head, splayed reveals in dressed stone, and is reached by 4 concrete steps. Ledged and battened door with fixed overlight. Cellar window in bay to left has stone lintel, and is in a timber frame with horizontal iron bars. South elevation has a single mid C20 window at eaves level. Catslide roof over outshut has corrugated sheets. Rear of house not entirely accessible at time of inspection, but appeared to have a single 2-pane casement window.

Interior

Two-unit plan form with central stair hall. C18 open well stair in oak, and ledged and battened doors throughout.

Reasons for Listing

Listed as a well preserved C18 farmhouse, and for group value with Upper Alport.

Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Upper Alport
    On N side of a narrow lane on the E side of A490, 1.2km N of Churchstoke.
  • II Calcot Farmhouse
    Chirbury with Brompton, Shropshire, SY15
  • II ,2,Bridge End,Churchstoke,Montgomery,,
    Houses located at the junction of Bridge End and Castle Road, facing the road bridge over the River Camlad and in a position slightly set down from the road.
  • II ,1,Bridge End,Churchstoke,Montgomery,,
    Houses located at the junction of Bridge End and Castle Road, facing the road bridge over the River Camlad and in a position slightly set down from the road.
  • II Churchstoke Hall
    Located on the corner of Castle Road and Green Lane. A courtyard to the rear of the hall is lined by a barn converted to dwellings and a mews with attached house.
  • II Churchstoke Pottery, Teashop and School House
    Formerly school and school house fronting Castle Road, with a car park to the E which used to be the playground.
  • II Bridge View
    Cottage located on the E side of the continuation of Wernddu Lane close to the junction with Castle Road, slightly raised above the surrounding ground.
  • II Fir Court Stables
    Located alongside Castle Road. Fir Court stands to its S, and the Tithe Map of 1840 suggests that there was once a further range of farm buildings between the two.

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