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Bryn llys

A Grade II Listed Building in Llanbrynmair, Powys

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Latitude: 52.6111 / 52°36'39"N

Longitude: -3.6218 / 3°37'18"W

OS Eastings: 290283

OS Northings: 302710

OS Grid: SH902027

Mapcode National: GBR 9C.8QXK

Mapcode Global: WH68J.BMLN

Plus Code: 9C4RJ96H+C7

Entry Name: Bryn llys

Listing Date: 31 January 1997

Last Amended: 31 January 1997

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 18116

Building Class: Domestic

Location: The house is located on rising ground, set back from the main A470 and approached through fine iron gates on cast iron stanchions, to a long angled driveway. Further iron gates to the front garden.

County: Powys

Community: Llanbrynmair (Llanbryn-mair)

Community: Llanbrynmair

Traditional County: Montgomeryshire

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The house was built in the 1880's by the Williams-Wynne family as a gamekeeper's house for the estate.


The main facade is of snecked ashlar stone, probably of local origin, with a slate roof. Central stair hall plan with a brick and slated rear staff and service wing on the right side, which has been further extended in the re-entrant angle at the rear. Two storeys, 3 bays, with a cellar under the left end bay. Central glazed door within a wide gabled arch-fronted stone porch. Decorative scrolled bargeboards, and side seats internally. To either side, 12-paned sash windows with thin glazing bars and some crown glass, the openings having heavy slate lintels and sills. Nine-paned windows to the rear. Gable stacks built with buff brick. Wide boarded eaves.

Reasons for Listing

Listed as a well-preserved example of an estate house of high quality construction, and of a size deemed appropriate to a more senior member of the estate staff.

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