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Latitude: 52.5958 / 52°35'44"N
Longitude: -3.6529 / 3°39'10"W
OS Eastings: 288137
OS Northings: 301057
OS Grid: SH881010
Mapcode National: GBR 9B.9H8M
Mapcode Global: WH68P.V0PV
Entry Name: Plas esgair
Listing Date: 31 January 1997
Last Amended: 31 January 1997
Source ID: 18135
Building Class: Domestic
Location: The house is located in its own grounds approached by a long driveway from the road, approximately 550m N of Llan church.
Community: Llanbrynmair (Llanbryn-mair)
Traditional County: Montgomeryshire
Built about 1780 on a site occupied from an earlier date. It was heightened by one storey c.1820-30, reroofed and a verandah added.
Rubble stonework and a slate roof. Two storeys, later three, 3 bays, with a contemporary 4-bay rear service wing. Wide boxed eaves with sparse modillion brackets. Gable stacks. Main entrance at approach side at start of service wing; door in a glazed screen, all with Gothic pattern glazing bars, and a similarly glazed door and screen on to the verandah at the opposite side. Twelve-paned sashes extending to near the ground on the ground floor, 9-pane to first floor, and 6-pane to top floor. A later canted bay window occupies the right bay of the ground floor. Rear wing has 6-pane sashes. The verandah, probably altered, with timber posts supporting a slated roof, covers the 3 sides. Rendered extension to left, with canted ends.
Included as a well preserved gentry house in an area where such social distinctions are rare.
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