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A Grade II Listed Building in Glantwymyn, Powys

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Latitude: 52.6399 / 52°38'23"N

Longitude: -3.7172 / 3°43'1"W

OS Eastings: 283898

OS Northings: 306072

OS Grid: SH838060

Mapcode National: GBR 97.6RG6

Mapcode Global: WH688.WX21

Entry Name: Arfryn

Listing Date: 5 August 2004

Last Amended: 5 August 2004

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 82999

Location: Part of a terrace of cottages fronting the road, towards the S end of Cemmaes village.

County: Powys

Community: Glantwymyn

Community: Glantwymyn

Locality: Cemmaes

Traditional County: Montgomeryshire

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A pair of early-mid C19 cottages, with a 3rd cottage in similar style added to the L end. Shown on the tithe map of 1841.


Part of a group with Bryn Hyfryd and Hendre.

Terrace of 2-storey cottages constructed of large blocks of coursed undressed stone under slate roofs, each cottage with brick end stacks, roughcast except that to R end. Brynhyffryd and Arfyn are symmetrical 3-window cottages with central doorways; Hendre is 2-window with doorway to R. Mainly 16-pane hornless sash windows with slate sills; slate lintels to lower storey openings, timber lintels beneath the eaves. Further cottages adjoin to L and R ends; rear not seen.

Arfryn has a central panelled door with plain overlight. The windows have been replaced by uPVC sashes in the original openings.


No access to interior at time of inspection.

Reasons for Listing

Listed as one of a terrace of early-C19 village cottages retaining good Georgian vernacular character, notwithstanding alteration to detail.

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Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Hendre
    Part of a terrace of cottages fronting the road, towards the S end of Cemmaes village.
  • II Bryn Hyfryd
    Part of a terrace of cottages fronting the road, towards the S end of Cemmaes village.
  • II War Memorial
    Bordering the main road and in front of the former school house.
  • II Brithonfa
    Set back from the main road 0.4km S of the church, its S gable end bordering a narrow lane.
  • II Gorffwysfa including attached railings
    Set back slightly from the main road and immediately S of the entrance to the churchyard.
  • II Church of St Tydecho
    Set in a roughly circular churchyard at the N end of the village.
  • II Glan-afon
    Located immediately N of the churchyard, and reached from a driveway which curves round from the N leading to a parking area. A small stone range containing a stable is immediately to the W of the ho
  • II Pig Sty at Tan y ffordd
    Located in the garden to the N of Tan y ffordd.

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