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Middle Esgair Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Llandinam, Powys

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Latitude: 52.4467 / 52°26'48"N

Longitude: -3.4809 / 3°28'51"W

OS Eastings: 299447

OS Northings: 284228

OS Grid: SN994842

Mapcode National: GBR 9K.LX8T

Mapcode Global: VH5BY.MR4P

Plus Code: 9C4RCGW9+MJ

Entry Name: Middle Esgair Cottage

Listing Date: 26 November 1996

Last Amended: 26 November 1996

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 17782

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Located on the road to Newchapel, within a linear intake of land alongside the highway leading from the river valley on to Moelfre plateau.

County: Powys

Community: Llandinam

Community: Llandinam

Locality: Dolwen

Traditional County: Montgomeryshire

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Small traditional unimproved cottage of timber framing. Late C17 or early C18. Framing 2 panels high with limewashed brick infill and brick gable at upper end, and wattle and daub infilling at the lower end. Later, the walls raised by 1 panel with slate roof replacing thatch. Three unit plan, with boarded door opposite central stack now in brick but probably originally timber. Small timber porch with settle. Paned timber windows.


Not accessible at the time of inspection (April 1996)

Reasons for Listing

Included as a well-preserved example of the smaller Montgomeryshire cottage traditional in plan and its use of vernacular materials.

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