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The Fir Tree including stone front wall to garden

A Grade II Listed Building in Erwood, Powys

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Coordinates

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

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 25660

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Situated on the N side of the village square at Crickadarn.

County: Powys

Town: Builth Wells

Community: Erwood (Errwd)

Community: Erwood

Locality: Crickadarn

Traditional County: Brecknockshire

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History

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.

Exterior

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.

Interior

Not inspected.

Reasons for Listing

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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