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A Grade II Listed Building in Erwood, Powys

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Latitude: 52.0644 / 52°3'51"N

Longitude: -3.2993 / 3°17'57"W

OS Eastings: 311027

OS Northings: 241463

OS Grid: SO110414

Mapcode National: GBR YT.D087

Mapcode Global: VH6BF.RCNS

Entry Name: Penygraig

Listing Date: 3 August 2001

Last Amended: 3 August 2001

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 25672

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Situated at top of steep track from Trericket Mill.

County: Powys

Town: Builth Wells

Community: Erwood (Errwd)

Community: Erwood

Locality: Trericket

Traditional County: Brecknockshire

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Farmhouse dated 1845 but marked on the Crickadarn Tithe map of 1842 as Pencraig, a holding of 36 acres (14.57 hectares) owned by John Powell and occupied by Roger Powell.


Farmhouse, colourwashed roughcast rubble stone with slate roof and rendered end stacks. Two-storey, three-window range of sash windows with cambered heads and stone sills. Four-pane sashes upstairs and 12-pane below, centre door with overlight. Left end wall has 4-pane sash to right, and 4-pane sash each floor on end wall of outshut. Outshut has big chimney on roof slope to right, and centre stair window. Eroded datestone on left chimney.


Interior not inspected.

Reasons for Listing

Included as a well-preserved farmhouse of 1845 in regional late Georgian style with symmetrical front and long outshut rear roof over dairy and scullery rooms.

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