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Lower Leighton Farm

A Grade II Listed Building in Forden with Leighton and Trelystan (Ffordun gyda Tre'r-llai a Threlystan), Powys

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.6517 / 52°39'6"N

Longitude: -3.1178 / 3°7'4"W

OS Eastings: 324474

OS Northings: 306587

OS Grid: SJ244065

Mapcode National: GBR B1.6316

Mapcode Global: WH79Q.2LLZ

Entry Name: Lower Leighton Farm

Listing Date: 20 March 1998

Last Amended: 20 March 1998

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 19521

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Located approximately 0.6km N of Leighton church opposite the junction between the B4388 and B4381.

County: Powys

Town: Forden

Community: Forden with Leighton and Trelystan (Ffordun gyda Tre'r-llai a Threlystan)

Community: Forden with Leighton and Trelystan

Locality: Lower Leighton

Traditional County: Montgomeryshire

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History

Mid C19 farmhouse with servants' wing.

Exterior

Two-storey 4-unit farmhouse with rear wing. Timber-framed, in large square panels in the lower storey and smaller rectangular panels in the upper storey, with rendered infill, and with random rubble gable walls. Slate roof with brick stacks to R of centre and L. Centrally-placed gabled porch is rendered and has a panelled door with infilled overlight and round-headed windows in the side walls. To L is a boarded door. Large 2-light casements in the lower storey have margin glazing; smaller 2-light casements in the upper storey are below the wall plate. Behind the unit to L is a lower 2-storey wing with 2-light casements in the upper storey and replaced windows in the lower storey.

Interior

Not inspected (November 1996).

Reasons for Listing

A good late example of the timber-framed tradition, retaining original detail.

Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Pentre Farm Byre and Cart Shed
    Located approximately 0.5km E of Leighton church on N side of a minor road between Leighton and Trelystan. On NW side of Pentre Farm with farmyard on S side and farm buildings to N and house to SE.
  • II Gateway at the N entrance to Leighton Farm
    At the N entrance to Leighton Farm on S side of a minor road between Leighton and Trelystan, and immediately E of the churchyard.
  • II Church Lodge
    Located at the N entrance to Leighton Farm, on S side of a minor road between Leighton and Trelystan, and beside a gated driveway immediately E of Leighton church.
  • II Pentre Farm
    Located approximately 0.5km E of Leighton church on N side of a minor road between Leighton and Trelystan and W side of a junction with a private road to Pentre Mill.
  • II* Church of the Holy Trinity, Leighton
    Prominently sited on E side of the Severn valley, beside a minor road on E side of B4388, and at N entrance to Leighton Farm. The church is sited within a walled churchyard.
  • II Pentre House
    Located on SE side of Leighton church, prominently sited in a terraced garden, and reached by private road on E side of Church Lodge.
  • II Former Retort House
    Located approximately 0.3km W of Leighton church and reached via a short minor road on W side of B4388 Leighton to Forden. The Former Retort House is on SE side of yard occupied by agricultural suppl
  • II Severn Lodge
    Located approximately 1.0km NW of Leighton church on R bank of River Severn.

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