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Old Elmtree Farmhouse and attached outbuilding.

A Grade II Listed Building in Carreghofa (Carreghwfa), Powys

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Latitude: 52.7803 / 52°46'49"N

Longitude: -3.0922 / 3°5'31"W

OS Eastings: 326427

OS Northings: 320863

OS Grid: SJ264208

Mapcode National: GBR 71.XZ8G

Mapcode Global: WH794.GCRW

Plus Code: 9C4RQWJ5+44

Entry Name: Old Elmtree Farmhouse and attached outbuilding.

Listing Date: 28 May 1998

Last Amended: 28 May 1998

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 19922

Building Class: Domestic

Location: On N side of road, about 250m west of crossroads with A483.

County: Powys

Community: Carreghofa (Carreghwfa)

Community: Carreghofa

Locality: Llanymynech

Built-Up Area: Pant

Traditional County: Montgomeryshire

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Late C17/early C18 house with attached agricultural range (barn/cowhouse) which was formerly freestanding but is now attached to house by outbuildings. Both buildings appear on the Tithe Map of 1838, as does a freestanding barn now demolished early C20; the present agricultural range may have been a lofted cowhouse.


L-plan house with main block aligned N-S, and rear crosswing at S end. Rubble walling, original roof covering replaced with corrugated iron, hipped at SE corner; brick chimneys, casement glazing. One-and-a-half storeys (upper windows blocked). E elevation has doorframe with cambered head; brick chimney to N gable. Window in S elevation with brick jambs; brick chimney to W gable.
Lean-tos in rear angle and also at N gable, attaching to agricultural range.
Stone agricultural range also has corrugated iron roof. Four doors facing farmyard (N) with ventilation slits at eaves level; square window at lower and upper floor level in E gable; altered doorways and windows on S elevation.


Doorway gives entrance to L room with transverse stop-chamfered beam and exposed joists; lrage firplace. To R of doorway, boarded partition to wooden stair, beyond which is small cellar; large longitudinal chamfered beam. Rear (W) wing has stop-chamfered beam and large fireplace with cambered stop-chamfered bressummer. On upper floor, old roof structure is virtually complete with A-frame trusses and 2 tiers of purlins; blocked windows to E.
Agricultural range has 3 bays; steeply-pitched kingpost trusses with raking struts; the E bay is lofted.

Reasons for Listing

Amongst oldest surviving structures in Llanymynech.

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