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The Old Saw Mill

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: 51.8983 / 51°53'54"N

Longitude: -3.2464 / 3°14'47"W

OS Eastings: 314332

OS Northings: 222933

OS Grid: SO143229

Mapcode National: GBR YW.QMBZ

Mapcode Global: VH6C7.PK32

Entry Name: The Old Saw Mill

Listing Date: 21 October 1998

Last Amended: 21 October 1998

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 20635

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Approximately 1km NNW of Bwlch church on S side of minor road between Bwlch and Llangasty.

County: Powys

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

Community: Llanfihangel Cwmdu with Bwlch and Cathedine

Locality: Llynfi Valley

Traditional County: Brecknockshire

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Probably an early C19 house remodelled with the addition of a saw mill and paint shop later C19. The mill is now disused.


Two-storey house with lower 2-storey former paint shop attached to R, and former mill attached to L with a further wing behind. Of rubble sandstone with slate roofs. The house is scribed roughcast painted white and has projecting eaves, stone stack to L and brick stack to R. Double fronted with horned sashes in architraves and panelled door. Paint shop is 2-window, with blocked openings and central-pivoting window upper R. Mill to L has central stone stack, boarded doors to L (with overlight) and centre, boarded up opening to R under stone lintel, and a boarded upper-storey opening. Rear of house is cement rendered and is 2-window with casements in the upper storey, a boarded door lower R and earlier hornless sash window in lower centre. The paint shop has boarded doors in each storey with windows to L. The mill has a single 2-light casement under a lintel set back from the angle of the added rear wing, which has a wheelpit and arched tailrace entrance attached to its rear gable end.


Not inspected at time of survey (August 1997), but saw mill machinery said to be removed.

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