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Latitude: 52.0711 / 52°4'16"N
Longitude: -3.329 / 3°19'44"W
OS Eastings: 309000
OS Northings: 242253
OS Grid: SO090422
Mapcode National: GBR YR.CQVV
Mapcode Global: VH6BF.76XL
Entry Name: The Fir Tree including stone front wall to garden
Listing Date: 3 August 2001
Last Amended: 3 August 2001
Source ID: 25660
Building Class: Domestic
Location: Situated on the N side of the village square at Crickadarn.
Town: Builth Wells
Community: Erwood (Errwd)
Traditional County: Brecknockshire
Earlier to mid C19 former inn on important drovers' road across mid-Wales, now house. Marked on the Crickadarn Tithe map of 1842 as Fir Tree Inn owned by Roger Powell and occupied by John Miles.
Former inn, coursed rubble stone with slate roof and stone end stacks. Overhanging gable verges and eaves. Two-storey, three-window S front of 12-pane sashes except for broader centre window which has pair of 8-pane sashes. Centre C20 door with overlight. Stone voussoirs and stone sills. Low wings each side, that to right with one casement pair, that to left with 16-pane sash and then range across the end at right angles, with half-hipped N and S gables, that to square with C20 9-pane window over C20 garage door with brick sides and concrete lintel. W side has 2 half-hipped C20 dormers and 4 C20 ground floor square windows, and N end gable has pair of 12-pane loft windows over window and door. Rear of house has painted brick NE wing and brick lean-to to right.
Rubble stone garden wall to square attached to end of wing, with VR letter-box inset.
Included as a large scale inn of late Georgian character, of historical interest for connection with the drovers' roads and group value with the other buildings on the village square at Crickadarn.
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