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Glynderi

A Grade II Listed Building in Talybont-on-Usk, Powys

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.893 / 51°53'34"N

Longitude: -3.2841 / 3°17'2"W

OS Eastings: 311729

OS Northings: 222382

OS Grid: SO117223

Mapcode National: GBR YT.QXPG

Mapcode Global: VH6C7.1P56

Entry Name: Glynderi

Listing Date: 17 December 1998

Last Amended: 17 December 1998

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 21190

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Facing the Monmouthshire and Brecon canal and Bridge No. 142 on the E side of Talybont and immediately adjacent to the limekilns at Brynhyfryd.

County: Powys

Community: Talybont-on-Usk (Tal-y-bont ar Wysg)

Community: Talybont-on-Usk

Locality: Talybont on Usk

Traditional County: Brecknockshire

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History

Mid C19, probable connections with the former Talybont basin; this section of the Brecknock and Abergavenny Canal, was opened c 1800. The Brynoer tramroad from the Trefil quarries terminated nearby and the house is immedately adjacent to the bank of limekilns from whence lime was loaded onto barges in the Talybont basin.

Exterior

A long 2 storey house with shallow pitched Welsh slate roof and rendered end stacks, built into the bank. 4-window range of margin glazed sashes with shallow sills to first floor; one similar centre left to ground floor with larger tripartite sashes at either end under very slighly cambered arches. Doorway centre left has timber porch with shallow pediment and square-section piers. Stepped back to right a hipped roof wing with similar windows. Bounded to front by a low rubble wall with slender hooped railings and gate.

Interior

Interior not inspected at the time of survey (2nd September 1997).

Reasons for Listing

Included for its prominent position in the historic canalside complex at the former Talybont Basin and for group value with Brynhyfryd and the limekilns which it adjoins.

Other nearby listed buildings

  • II* Limekilns at Brynhyfryd
    On the S bank of the Canal, within the grounds of Brynhyfryd, on the E edge of the village of Talybont.
  • II Former Counting House
    Set into the bank above the canal, one side fronting the mountain road the other the canal, on the SE edge of Talybont village.
  • II Yr Aildy
    Fronting the Canal towpath and built into the slope, the rear facing The Travellers Rest Inn on B4558, at the SE edge of Talybont village.
  • II Brynhyfryd
    Overlooking the canal on the E border of Talybont village and reached by a drive adjacent to the canal bridge and the limekilns.
  • II* Maes Mawr
    On low lying ground E of the Caerfanell river and on the E edge of the village of Talybont, reached off the B4558.
  • II Barn range at Maes Mawr
    On the opposite side of the lane from Maes Mawr farmhouse, reached off B4558.
  • II Pair of railway bridges over road and canal at Talybont
    In the centre of Talybont village, close to the White Hart Inn and parallel with Afon Caerfanell, carrying the disused railway line over the B4558 and the Monmouthshire and Brecon Canal.
  • II White Hart Bridge (Canal Bridge No.143) including attached retaining wall
    In the centre of Talybont village, to the rear of the White Hart Public House.

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