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Abercannon

A Grade II Listed Building in Llanerfyl, Powys

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.6502 / 52°39'0"N

Longitude: -3.5346 / 3°32'4"W

OS Eastings: 296280

OS Northings: 306933

OS Grid: SH962069

Mapcode National: GBR 9H.62DQ

Mapcode Global: WH68C.PN25

Entry Name: Abercannon

Listing Date: 20 March 1996

Last Amended: 20 March 1996

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 17942

Building Class: Domestic

County: Powys

Community: Llanerfyl

Community: Llanerfyl

Locality: Cannon Valley

Traditional County: Montgomeryshire

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Exterior

Located on low-lying land near the confluence of the small Afon Cannon with the Afon Glam, 1.2km W S W of Llanerfyl village. The farm is enclosed in walls built of dry-laid river pebbles.

History: Probably C18 based upon submedieval longhouse plan with cowhouse in line. Roof construction altered and raised (carries inscription 1958).

Exterior: Colour washed stone, slate covered roof. Derived longhouse plan with entrance opposite stack. 2 storeys, plan comprises a living room and inner unheated parlour, kitchen and wash-house under a continuation of the roof to the rear. Beyond the gable stack, a 2 bay cowhouse. A later hipped lean-to on the parlour end. Door c1930, with glazed panel, in a open stone built porch with timber framed gable. C19 4- and 6-pane sash windows with segmental arched heads but upper windows renewed in earlier openings. Stack rebuilt in brick. Two boarded doors to farm building.

Interior: Not accessible at the time of inspection. (October 1995).

Listed as a well preserved farmhouse which is typical of this upland area.

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