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Cathedine Hill

A Grade II Listed Building in Llanfihangel Cwmdu with Bwlch and Cathedine (Llanfihangel Cwm Du gyda Bwlch a Chathedin), Powys

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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

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

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.

County: Powys

Community: Llanfihangel Cwmdu with Bwlch and Cathedine (Llanfihangel Cwm Du gyda Bwlch a Chathedin)

Community: Llanfihangel Cwmdu with Bwlch and Cathedine

Locality: Cathedine

Traditional County: Brecknockshire

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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.

Reasons for Listing

A large earlier C19 house retaining original character and detail.

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