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Oak Tree Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Abermule, Powys

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.5439 / 52°32'37"N

Longitude: -3.2375 / 3°14'14"W

OS Eastings: 316175

OS Northings: 294723

OS Grid: SO161947

Mapcode National: GBR 9W.DX5G

Mapcode Global: VH684.TBT6

Entry Name: Oak Tree Cottage

Listing Date: 14 July 1997

Last Amended: 2 July 2009

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 18538

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Located on a narrow lane, to the rear of the Waterloo Arms in Abermule

County: Powys

Community: Llandyssil (Llandysul)

Community: Llandyssil

Locality: Abermule

Built-Up Area: Abermule

Traditional County: Montgomeryshire

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History

Built 1896

Exterior

Small cottage, corrugated iron (probably over a light frame) under a corrugated iron roof. 2-unit plan, 1 storey and attic. Brown brick end stack to W. Finial to E gable. Centrally-placed planked front door under a curved corrugated iron canopy, flanked by 2-light casements with 4 panes,the three openings each have semi-circular fanlights and form a tight composition. Immediately below the eaves are 2 short 3-light casements, probably lighting the attic storey. There are two 2-light casements to the rear, one with 4 panes, the other with 2 panes. No openings to E end. Small shed at W end projecting from the front.

Interior

No access at time of inspection.

Reasons for Listing

Listed as a rare, characterful and well preserved example of a small vernacular cottage using corrugated iron.

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