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Old Rectory

A Grade II Listed Building in Llangyniew, Powys

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Latitude: 52.702 / 52°42'7"N

Longitude: -3.3175 / 3°19'2"W

OS Eastings: 311071

OS Northings: 312403

OS Grid: SJ110124

Mapcode National: GBR 9S.2V6W

Mapcode Global: WH79F.0BJY

Entry Name: Old Rectory

Listing Date: 19 September 2002

Last Amended: 19 September 2002

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 26958

Building Class: Domestic

Location: To the south-east of the village of Pontrobert, on the north side of the road to Dolobran; the house set back from the road with garden to front, yard to rear.

County: Powys

Community: Llangyniew (Llangynyw)

Community: Llangyniew

Locality: Pontrobert

Traditional County: Montgomeryshire

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A parsonage of 1853, but in an early C19 style; it was contemporary with the construction of the parish church (designed by R K Penson, 1853).


Symmetrical two-storey three-window front elevation in brickwork; axe-dressed uncoursed stonework at sides and rear. Rear wing also of two storeys; small porch in the angle, heightened to two storeys. Slate roof with brick end-chimneys.

Central six-panel door with rectangular overlight. Flanking canted bay windows with slate roofs and French doors. Above, the windows are of hornless sash type, 16 panes, in cambered brick-headed openings with stone sills.


Interior not seen.

Reasons for Listing

A good mid-C19 minor parsonage which has retained its character.

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  • II* John Hughes Memorial Chapel (Pontrobert Chapel)
    In a cul-de-sac lane to the north of Pontrobert Village (leading to Pentre-uchaf), on west side of lane; the chapel cemetery in on the opposite side (in different ownership).
  • II Farm Building at Dolobran including Link Wall to House
    At west side of Dolobran Hall, across a small yard.
  • II* Dolobran Hall
    1 km west of Pontrobert village, reached by a lane to the north of the Pontrobert to Mathrafal road. Farmyard at north and west (including listed farm building), garden to south.
  • II* Garth-fawr
    Reached by a lane east of a minor road to the north-east of the village of Pontrobert.
  • II* Friends' Meeting House
    Located in a deliberately obscure position in a fold of the hill at the end of a farm track N of Forge Farm. Burial ground is now a garden.
  • II Pont-y-Ffatri (partley in Llangyniew Community)
    Carrying the road east from Pontrobert to Mathrafal over the Afon Efyrnwy, about 1.5 km east of Pontrobert.
  • II Pont-y-Ffatri (partly in Meifod Community)
    Carrying the road east from Pontrobert to Mathrafal over the Afon Efyrnwy, about 1.5 km east of Pontrobert.
  • II Cynhinfa
    About 1.5 km south-west of Pontrobert, to east of a minor road. The site is now Parc Cynhinfa Caravan Park.

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