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Green Drive Lodge

A Grade II Listed Building in Llangynidr, Powys

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Latitude: 51.8762 / 51°52'34"N

Longitude: -3.232 / 3°13'55"W

OS Eastings: 315287

OS Northings: 220458

OS Grid: SO152204

Mapcode National: GBR YW.RYSC

Mapcode Global: VH6CF.X3RH

Entry Name: Green Drive Lodge

Listing Date: 21 October 1998

Last Amended: 21 October 1998

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 20639

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Isolated house approximately 200m NNE of Llangynidr Bridge set back from E side of road.

County: Powys

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

Community: Llanfihangel Cwmdu with Bwlch and Cathedine

Locality: Myarth

Built-Up Area: Llangynidr

Traditional County: Brecknockshire

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Mid C19 and probably designed by Robert Lugar for Joseph Bailey on the former Penmyarth Estate. Penmyarth was purchased by Bailey in 1831 as an extension of Glanusk Park on the S side of the river Usk. Glanusk Park had been purchased in 1825, where Lugar designed the house and lodges. Green Drive Lodge is at the W edge of the park, but the drive served both Penmyarth Park and Gliffaes, where landscape gardens were laid out by William West c1845.


Picturesque-style lodge of one-and-a-half storeys and 2 windows, of snecked, rock-faced sandstone with bigger quoins, and slate, half-hipped roof. A central ridge stack has 2 diagonal shafts. To front is a bay forward on R having a 3-light mullioned and transomed canted bay window, above which is a C20 casement in original opening. To L is a 2-light casement window with hood mould under a canopy The canopy has a catslide roof supported on 2 monoliths, each hewn to resemble logs. The front doorway is in short side wall of advanced bay and has a wooden frame with elliptical arch under a hood mould and a boarded and ribbed door. The L end wall has a C20 casement inserted in earlier opening in the lower storey, and above a 2-light casement window with hood mould. The R end wall has a lean-to attached. Behind is a single-storey projection with a 2-light window similar to main elevation, and behind projection is an additional single-storey projection added late C20.


Not inspected at time of survey (August 1997).

Reasons for Listing

An integral component of the surviving C19 buildings of the Glanusk Estate.

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