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A Grade II Listed Building in Llangynog, Powys

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Latitude: 52.8243 / 52°49'27"N

Longitude: -3.4077 / 3°24'27"W

OS Eastings: 305245

OS Northings: 326127

OS Grid: SJ052261

Mapcode National: GBR 6N.V0QM

Mapcode Global: WH78S.M8JN

Entry Name: Gwalia

Listing Date: 23 May 2003

Last Amended: 23 May 2003

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 81049

Building Class: Domestic

Location: In School Terrace, Llangynog

County: Powys

Community: Llangynog (LLangynog)

Community: Llangynog

Locality: Llangynog village

Traditional County: Montgomeryshire

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Probably late C18, shown on the Tithe Map of 1839. The small attached former shop at the right probably added or adapted in the mid C19.


A two-storey, three-window range within School Terrace comprising Gwalia and a small former corner shop to its right. The house is a two-unit composition with central door and the shop at right a single unit added to it or altered from a cottage. Rendered front elevation. Slate roof with tile ridge. Two chimneys in slate masonry. Cobbles at pavement edge.

The former shop at the right of the range has a small casement window above and an eight-pane straight shop window integral with the door opening.

The house stands on a high rendered plinth which rises to sill level but does not continue under the shop. The windows of the house at left and that in the return elevation at the right of the shop are four-pane sash windows without sills. Lightly constructed modern porch.

Reasons for Listing

A street group of house and village shop which has retained its quasi vernacular character.

Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Church of St Cynog
    At centre of the village of Llangynog at edge of the river floodplain, in a raised churchyard enclosed by a tall wall with steps and iron gates to the south. Tablet of 1791 in wall at north of churchy
  • II Llangynog Bridge
    To south of the village of Llangynog, carrying the B4391 aross the Afon Tanat.
  • II Nant-yr-henglawdd farm range
    At front of Nant-yr-henglawdd farmhouse, parallel to the road.
  • II Nant-yr-henglawdd farmhouse
    At west side of the Cwm Rhiweirth road, 1 km north-west of the villagre of Llangynog.
  • II Bryn Glas
    To south side of the B4391, about 1 km east of the village of Llangynog. Small yard and farm range at rear.
  • II Nant-yr-angell
    At south side of the road from Llangynog bridge to Rhyd-y-felin, about 1 km west of the bridge, set slightly back from the road.
  • II Pencraig
    To west of the Bala road about 1 km north-west of the village of Llangynog, reached by a farm track.

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