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Boundary Wall SE of Tretower Court

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: 51.8829 / 51°52'58"N

Longitude: -3.184 / 3°11'2"W

OS Eastings: 318603

OS Northings: 221147

OS Grid: SO186211

Mapcode National: GBR YY.RJW8

Mapcode Global: VH6C8.RXMX

Entry Name: Boundary Wall SE of Tretower Court

Listing Date: 21 October 1998

Last Amended: 21 October 1998

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 20657

Building Class: Miscellaneous

Location: Butting SE corner of Tretower Court and facing a minor road to Heoldraw, with garden behind and modern wall to S.

County: Powys

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

Community: Llanfihangel Cwmdu with Bwlch and Cathedine

Locality: Tretower

Traditional County: Brecknockshire

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Probably a C16 wall and later than the curtain wall walk of Tretower Court which it abutts. Formerly a stable had been built late C15 immediately behind where the wall stands. The wall was probably built when the stable, not shown on a 1538 survey, was demolished, possibly using reclaimed materials


Rubble-stone boundary wall approximately 2.5m high and 12m long. Near N end is a doorway with 2-centred arch and continuous chamfer, with renewed boarded door. Above doorway is a continuous ledge where the wall steps in. Modern wall attached at S end.

Reasons for Listing

An integral part of the setting of Tretower Court and retaining a fine C16 doorway.

Other nearby listed buildings

  • I Tretower Court
    Approximately 150m S of the parish church on W side of a minor road between Tretower and A40
  • II* Tretower Court Barn
    100m S of Tretower church and on E side of a minor road opposite Tretower Court.
  • II Wall N of Tretower Court
    Detached from NE side of Tretower Court, facing a minor road.
  • II Wall N of Tretower Court Barn
    On E side of minor road through Tretower immediately N of Tretower Court Barn.
  • II Ty Llys
    On SW side of Tretower church and on W side of burial ground. The house front is enclosed within forecourt railings.
  • II Church of St John the Evangelist
    In the centre of Tretower on S side of A479 and N of Tretower Court. The site occupies a triangular plot surrounded by minor roads.
  • II Church Hall
    On N side of Tretower church.
  • I Tretower Castle
    Prominently sited SW of church on S side of Ty Llys farm, W of Tretower Court. Farm buildings are contained within the bailey walls

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