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Home Farm

A Grade II Listed Building in Llangattock, Powys

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Latitude: 51.8679 / 51°52'4"N

Longitude: -3.1751 / 3°10'30"W

OS Eastings: 319186

OS Northings: 219469

OS Grid: SO191194

Mapcode National: GBR YZ.SF1R

Mapcode Global: VH6CG.X99W

Entry Name: Home Farm

Listing Date: 21 October 1998

Last Amended: 21 October 1998

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 20684

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Located on the N side of the B4558 Llangattock to Llangynidr road, 250m W of West Lodge. An entrance next to the farm leads to the estate farm buildings.

County: Powys

Community: Llangattock (Llangatwg)

Community: Llangattock

Locality: Glanusk Park

Traditional County: Brecknockshire

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The Home Farm is probably by Robert Lugar, c 1825, and part of the original design of Glanusk Park. The farmhouse was L-shaped, but a later rear wing with pentice is said to date to c1870. Associated farm buildings are located to the rear (N).

Glanusk Park was created in 1825 by the ironmaster Sir Joseph Bailey (1783-1858), nephew of Richard Crawshay of Cyfarthfa Castle. The house, by Robert Lugar, was built between 1825 and1830 and was in Tudor Gothic style characterised by octagonal ogee turrets and pinnacles. It was demolished in 1952-54 following extensive damage caused in World War II.


Symmetrical 3-window main range with rear gabled wing resulting in an L-shaped plan, with a further extension to the rear. Two storeys and a cellar. Constructed of rubble masonry under a tiled roof. Two external gable stacks to main range and large masonry lateral stack to E side of rear wing. The main range is orientated E-W and the front is to the N. Central panelled and ribbed front door with 3-pane overlight, flanked by multi-pane windows, with similar but shorter windows in the upper storey. The windows are paired sashes, each with 8-panes in the lower storey and 6-panes above. All the openings are under segmental heads with voussoirs and Tudor-style hoodmoulds typical of Glanusk Estate buildings

The E gable of the main range has an 8-pane sash to the L of the stack at ground floor, with stone sill and lintel. The S gable end of the rear wing has a 3-light casement multi-paned window to each storey, both with voussoirs and Tudor-style hoodmoulds. There is a rear entrance in the centre of the main range. It consists of a planked door under a stone-tiled canopy. Above it is a 3-light casement window under a segmental arch but without a hoodmould. To the W (L) of the rear entrance is a catslide outshut to the main range. The W wall of the house is rendered and there are 2-light casement windows in the outshut, 1 to each storey. A rear single-storey wing projects from the outshut. It has a stone-tiled steeply pitched hipped roof which extends to form a pentice. The eaves are supported on timber posts on the E and S sides and rebuilt brick pillars on the W side. There is a planked door into the E side of this wing and a C20 3-light casement window to the W side.


Wide central stair hall with dog-leg staircase to rear. Large main rooms to L and R with panelled doors. Steps lead down to the service areas in the catslide section. The dining room is located in the rear wing.

Reasons for Listing

Listed for its special interest as a good example of an earlier C19 estate farmhouse retaining characteristic Glanusk detailing.

Group value with associated listed buildings at the Home Farm.

Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Hay Barn to W side of farmyard
    Located in the farmyard to the rear (N) of the Home Farm at Glanusk Park. This barn forms part of the W side of the farmyard.
  • II Threshing Barn with adjoining Hay Barn and Byre
    Located in a farmyard to the rear of the Home Farm at Glanusk Park. This range of barns forms the E side of the farmyard.
  • II Weigh Bridge House including weigh bridge
    Situated in Glanusk Park, just inside the gateway off the B4558 opposite the Home Farm. (In front is the cast iron weigh bridge, set in flagstones, bearing the inscription: H. Pooley & son / Liverpoo
  • II Cart Shed
    Located in a group to the N of Home Farm at Glanusk Park. The cart shed occupies the E side of the yard, while the saw mills are on the S side, and the workshops and offices on the N side.
  • II Former Saw Mills
    Located in a group to the N of Home Farm at Glanusk Park. The saw mills form the S side of a yard, the N side being occupied by workshops and offices and the E side by a cart shed.
  • II Workshops and Office
    Located in a group to the N of Home Farm at Glanusk Park. This range forms the N side of a yard, the S side being occupied by saw mills and the E side by a cart shed.
  • II* The Stable Court
    Located in the centre of Glanusk Park, to the SW of the site of the former house, and NE of the Home Farm.
  • II Walled Kitchen Garden
    Situated in Glanusk Park, 0.15km NW of the Stable Court and W of the formal garden and frame yard.

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