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Ty-isaf farmhouse

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

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.7977 / 52°47'51"N

Longitude: -3.3668 / 3°22'0"W

OS Eastings: 307942

OS Northings: 323117

OS Grid: SJ079231

Mapcode National: GBR 6P.WYF2

Mapcode Global: WH78T.8Y02

Entry Name: Ty-isaf farmhouse

Listing Date: 23 May 2003

Last Amended: 23 May 2003

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 81217

Location: Reached by a farm track to the south of a minor road off the Penybontfawr to Hirnant road; about 1½ km south west of Penybontfawr village.

County: Powys

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

Community: Pen-y-bont-Fawr

Locality: Cwm-fedw

Traditional County: Montgomeryshire

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History

A small farmhouse of lobby entrance type, probably of the C18.

Exterior

A white-painted two-storey, two-window farmhouse in uncoursed, roughly dressed local slate, with a slate roof, tile ridge and rendered end-chimneys. The main range faces south to its farm track and buildings. There is a two-storey rear wing and a single-storey lean-to in similar materials to the north. The left (west) gable end including the flank of the rear wing is roughcast rendered and painted white. Later blockwork additions to the east incorporating a garage.

Door at left with entrance against chimney, and simple open-fronted blockwork porch. Two three-light windows against eaves and one small single light window to left, above; all without sills. Similar three-light windows below in segmental headed openings, without sills. Windows above and below in gable of rear wing and small one in the west side, with sills.

Reasons for Listing

A small late vernacular farmhouse which notwithstanding minor additions has retained its traditional character.

Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Siambr-wen
    To the west side of the minor road from Penybontfawr to Cwm Fedw, about 1 km south-west of the village.
  • II Farmhouse with attached Cruck Barn at Peniarth-uchaf
    In the farmyard of Peniarth-uchaf, reached by a minor road and a farm lane about 1 km west of the village of Penybontfawr.
  • II Ty'n-y-caeau
    Reached by a farm track south from the B4391, about 300 m west of Pont Farrog, Penybontfawr.
  • II Pont Farrog
    Carrying the B391 road over the Afon Tanat in the village of Penybontfawr.
  • II Farm Buildings beside Penybont Farm
    At south side of street in the village of Penybontfawr.
  • II Penybont Farm, Pen-y-bont-fawr
    To south side of street in the village of Penybontfawr, reached by a short drive opposite Capel Bethania. Cobbled margin to forecourt.
  • II Plas-newydd (former vicarage)
    50 m west of the parish church of St Thomas, in private grounds with low stone wall to front; former stables to rear.
  • II Former School
    In the village of Penybontfawr about 60 m south-east of the church of St Thomas.

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