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A Grade II Listed Building in Llangattock, Powys

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Latitude: 51.844 / 51°50'38"N

Longitude: -3.1768 / 3°10'36"W

OS Eastings: 319023

OS Northings: 216809

OS Grid: SO190168

Mapcode National: GBR YZ.V0LQ

Mapcode Global: VH6CG.WXD8

Entry Name: Pen-Rhiw

Listing Date: 21 October 1998

Last Amended: 21 October 1998

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 20736

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Approximately 2.4km SW of Llangattock church. Located off the S side of the road which leads from Llangattock to Beaufort. Built on a slope which rises to the Mynydd Llangattock.

County: Powys

Community: Llangattock (Llangatwg)

Community: Llangattock

Locality: Cwm Onnau

Traditional County: Brecknockshire

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C17-C18 farmhouse with downhill cow house, impoved in the late C19. Marked on the Llangattock Tithe Map of 1845 as house and garden owned by Joseph Bailey of Glanusk Park.


Two-storey, 2-window house with attached byre, of battered whitened rubble stone walls. The house has a slate roof and masonry end stacks heightened in brick. Added lean-tos to rear. The front has a gabled porch to the R with a boarded and ribbed door under an arched head. The window openings are offset to the L and have segmental stone heads and stone sills. Hoodmoulds to lower storey. The windows to the R are wider. All the openings contain small-pane Breconshire windows. The cow house to the R is lower and has a roof partly of stone tiles, and partly slate. To the front it has boarded doors under timber lintels to L and R of centre. In the N gable end is a loft hatch under a timber lintel offset to the L. Below it is an added 1-storey lean-to with boarded door. The S gable end is rendered, with a window offset to the L in the upper storey and a small bunker at ground level. To the rear are 2 added lean-tos; that to the R is almost full height with a C20 red brick stack and casement window. To the rear of the byre is a further lean-to; a boarded door leads into the byre.


No access to interior at time of inspection (December 1997).

Reasons for Listing

Listed for the special interest of its distinctive early origins and in-keeping estate improvements in C19.

Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Barn and attached ranges at Pen-Cilau
    Located off the N side of the road which leads from Llangattock to Beaufort. Built into the bank of the steep slope which descends to the Cwm Onnau with the downhill end facing N. The barn faces in
  • II Pen-Cilau
    Located off the N side of the road which leads from Llangattock to Beaufort, and on a steep slope which descends to the Cwm Onnau; platform site. The front faces into a courtyard with a large barn an
  • II The Stables Hotel (formerly known as Neuadd, then the Mountain Hotel)
    Located off the S side of the road from Llangattock to Beaufort, on the hillside to the SW of the village.
  • II Tir Philip Farmhouse including attached barn
    Located in the hamlet of Darren, 0.33km down a track which runs E off a lane which links Llangattock and Pant-y-Rhiw.
  • II Canal House
    Located N of Upper Yard Bridge (Canal Bridge No 115) and the Brecknock Boat Company’s limekilns, on the W side of the Monmouthshire and Brecon Canal, near Llangattock Wharf. The front faces E.
  • II* Bank of Limekilns
    Located immediately N of Upper Yard Bridge (Canal Bridge No 115), on the W side of the Monmouthshire and Brecon Canal.

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