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Latitude: 51.9031 / 51°54'11"N
Longitude: -3.2437 / 3°14'37"W
OS Eastings: 314529
OS Northings: 223457
OS Grid: SO145234
Mapcode National: GBR YW.Q81L
Mapcode Global: VH6C7.QFJG
Entry Name: Cathedine Hill
Listing Date: 21 October 1998
Last Amended: 21 October 1998
Source ID: 20622
Building Class: Domestic
Location: Approximately 1.2km S of Cathedine church, set back from E side of B4560 and reached by private drive.
Community: Llanfihangel Cwmdu with Bwlch and Cathedine (Llanfihangel Cwm Du gyda Bwlch a Chathedin)
Community: Llanfihangel Cwmdu with Bwlch and Cathedine
Traditional County: Brecknockshire
Earlier C19 house with fenestration to garden front altered late C19.
Roughly square in plan and consisting of a main 2-storey wing with slightly higher 3-storey service wing beside it. Of rubble sandstone with hipped slate roofs and tall brick stacks now pebble-dashed. In the entrance front on N side the main wing is to R and has a doorway offset to centre. A pedimented doorcase has Tuscan pilasters, panelled reveals with raised fields and a half-lit panelled door. To L of doorway is a bay window inserted into service wing C20. Above are two 16-pane hornless sashes under flat stone arches and the service wing has a horned sash window in the upper storey. The garden front to R side has three 16-pane hornless sashes in the upper storey under flat stone arches. In the lower storey are 2 large tripartite horned sash windows under lintels inserted late C19. In the rear elevation is a tall round-headed hornless sash window offset to centre in main wing and lighting the main stair. The main wing also has a blocked cellar opening. Added projections to service wing. The service wing front is 3-window with horned sashes, a centrally-placed planked door to stair hall, and lean-to to R.
The main wing has an entrance hall from doorway extending the full length of the building and with the 2 main ground-floor rooms leading off it. At the opposite end to the doorway is an open-well stair with plain balusters and ornate moulded newels. The doorways are panelled and the windows to main rooms have panelled shutters. The service wing has a central stair hall with open-well stair.
A large earlier C19 house retaining original character and detail.
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