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Railway Inn

A Grade II Listed Building in Pen-y-Bont-Fawr (Pen-y-bont-fawr), Powys

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.8107 / 52°48'38"N

Longitude: -3.3557 / 3°21'20"W

OS Eastings: 308720

OS Northings: 324540

OS Grid: SJ087245

Mapcode National: GBR 6Q.VTM8

Mapcode Global: WH78T.FM94

Entry Name: Railway Inn

Listing Date: 23 May 2003

Last Amended: 23 May 2003

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 81212

Building Class: Commercial

Location: At north side of the village street, Penybontfawr.

County: Powys

Community: Pen-y-Bont-Fawr (Pen-y-bont-fawr)

Community: Pen-y-bont-Fawr

Locality: Penybontfawr village

Traditional County: Montgomeryshire

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History

Reputed to be C18, but not obviously shown on the Tithe Plan of 1839. This apparently C19 building must have taken its present name following the construction of the Tanat Valley railway line in 1904. The porch is an addition.

Exterior

A two-storey, three-window public house occupying a corner site, with a low annexe to the right and a range of service buildings to the rear. The house is of slate masonry with yellow brick at front only. Slate roof with tile ridge, and a brick chimney stack at each end.

The windows are of hornless sash type with 12 panes, in camber-headed openings above and below. Central panelled door with a heavily designed open fronted and open-sided porch carried on two front posts based on low side walls, and on two rear piers of brickwork. Attic windows in the gable ends. Hanging inn-sign at right.

Reasons for Listing

A fine symmetrically composed C19 public house which has retained its character; a dominant building in the village context.

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