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A Grade II Listed Building in Llanafanfawr (Llanafan Fawr), Powys

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Latitude: 52.2138 / 52°12'49"N

Longitude: -3.5395 / 3°32'22"W

OS Eastings: 294916

OS Northings: 258409

OS Grid: SN949584

Mapcode National: GBR YH.2LP9

Mapcode Global: VH5D2.LMP7

Entry Name: Abernefal

Listing Date: 12 January 2001

Last Amended: 12 January 2001

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 24518

Building Class: Domestic

Location: The W end of the house faces a lane which runs N into the hills, approx 5km from the B4358. It lies at the corner of a farmyard, with a partly ruined range at right angles and joined at the SE corner

County: Powys

Town: Builth Wells

Community: Llanafanfawr (Llanafan Fawr)

Community: Llanafanfawr

Locality: Cwmchwefru

Traditional County: Brecknockshire

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C18 farmhouse in upland location.


Symmetrical 2-window house of one-and-a-half storeys originally facing S. Constructed of white-washed rubble stone under a slate roof with stone stack to L end. Added rear outshut. Central wooden door with small light flanked by 2-light multi-pane casement windows. The openings are under shallow segmental stone heads. Two gabled half-dormers to upper storey with similar casement windows. Small light under the eaves to centre. The W end of the outshut has a 2-light casement with plain glazing under a flat head. Skylights to rear of lean-to. Gabled porch at NE corner of house with roof line parallel to house. A planked door into its N side forms the current entrance. A second planked door leads into the E end of the outshut, both protected by a late C20 canopy.


No access to interior at time of inspection.

Reasons for Listing

Listed for its special interest as a small C18 farmhouse in an upland setting retaining its character.

Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Cwm Chwefru Farmhouse
    Set down in the valley bottom on the SW side of the River Chwefru and a narrow lane which runs N from the B4358. Converted former farmyard ranges to the SE.

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