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A Grade II Listed Building in Llanfechain, Powys

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Latitude: 52.774 / 52°46'26"N

Longitude: -3.2016 / 3°12'5"W

OS Eastings: 319038

OS Northings: 320280

OS Grid: SJ190202

Mapcode National: GBR 6X.Y8SQ

Mapcode Global: WH792.SJMQ

Entry Name: Maes-y-llan

Listing Date: 28 January 2004

Last Amended: 28 January 2004

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 82427

Building Class: Domestic

Location: At north side of the B4393, at the west side of the turning to the centre of Llanfechain village.

County: Powys

Community: Llanfechain

Community: Llanfechain

Locality: Llanfechain village

Traditional County: Montgomeryshire

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A house in the early Victorian Tudor style, built c.1850, with an additional bay to the east in an Edwardian version of the same style, c.1910.


A 1½ storey, three-window house of strong architectural character, facing south to a lawn, the original three-bay part at left strongly articulated by a central advanced porch bay and still visually distinct from the later addition at right, although the latter is in a related style. It is in yellow Flemish-bond brick at front and at the left gable end, but part of the gable end is slate-hung. Projecting two-storey porch. Original north-east rear wing of 1½ storeys in uncoursed stone. The roof is in small slates with lacing in the valleys; coped gables; left end and rear-lateral chimneys with paired octagonal stacks. Four-pane sash windows above; two-light mullion and transom windows below. Semi-glazed door in open Tudor arched porch; two-light mullion window above. The windows have brickwork moulded surrounds, flat arches and stone sills. The lower windows have Tudor label moulds.

There is much alteration at the rear, where it is part brick, part render (scored to imitate stone courses), and part stone. Later rear wing of two storeys in the north west corner, also faced in yellow brick but in stretcher bond, presumably cavity walled; the roof of this part in large slates; end chimney with paired octagonal stacks in grey bricks.

The early C20 additional bay at east also in yellow brick; two-storey bay window with three-light mullions and transom windows above and below.

Rear fenestration in four-pane sash windows apart from a mullion window above and a mullion and transom window below on the original east side elevation; modern door to west.


Interior not seen.

Reasons for Listing

A house in the early Victorian Tudor style which has retained its character, notwithstanding enlargement and rear alteration.

Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Ty-newydd
    At south side of the B4393, 100 m west of the turning for the centre of Llanfechain village.
  • II Ty-coch
    At south side of the B4393, just east of the turning to the centre of the village of Llanfechain.
  • II Plas-yn-dinas Public House
    At right angles to the road on the sharp corner immediately to S of the churchyard.
  • II St Garmon's Church Lychgate
    At the south side of the churchyard of St Garmon, set into a rough stone wall with a simple iron gate to the left side.
  • II Sundial in St Garmon's Churchyard
    Beside the path from St Garmon's Lychgate to the church.
  • II* Church of St. Garmon
    In a circular churchyard at the centre of the village of Llanfechain. Stone churchyard wall, lychgate at south. Sundial shaft near path to church.
  • II Plas Cain
    At the north-west end of the village street of Llanfechain beside Llanfechain Bridge.
  • II Llanfechain Bridge
    Over the River Cain at the north side of the village of Llanfechain.

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