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A Grade II Listed Building in Glantwymyn, Powys

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Latitude: 52.6408 / 52°38'26"N

Longitude: -3.7165 / 3°42'59"W

OS Eastings: 283947

OS Northings: 306164

OS Grid: SH839061

Mapcode National: GBR 97.6RMD

Mapcode Global: WH688.WWDD

Entry Name: Brithonfa

Listing Date: 5 August 2004

Last Amended: 5 August 2004

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 83003

Location: Set back from the main road 0.4km S of the church, its S gable end bordering a narrow lane.

County: Powys

Community: Glantwymyn

Community: Glantwymyn

Locality: Cemmaes

Traditional County: Montgomeryshire

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Probably C18 originally. Blocked openings suggest that the house was refenestrated and possibly remodelled in the early-mid C19. Shown on the tithe map of 1841.


Symmetrical 2-storey 3-window house constructed of random stone under a renewed slate roof with stone end stacks. Central boarded door with small light under a timber lintel flanked by 12-pane hornless sash windows. Three similar windows aligned above, rising to eaves. Evidence for earlier openings with timber lintels to the outer sides of the ground floor windows. Rear, partly visible, has 2 ground floor openings with segmental brick heads, and a 2-light wooden casement to the upper R.


No access to interior at time of inspection.

Reasons for Listing

Listed as a C18-19 village house retaining vernacular character.

Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Gorffwysfa including attached railings
    Set back slightly from the main road and immediately S of the entrance to the churchyard.
  • II War Memorial
    Bordering the main road and in front of the former school house.
  • II Church of St Tydecho
    Set in a roughly circular churchyard at the N end of the village.
  • II Bryn Hyfryd
    Part of a terrace of cottages fronting the road, towards the S end of Cemmaes village.
  • II Arfryn
    Part of a terrace of cottages fronting the road, towards the S end of Cemmaes village.
  • II Hendre
    Part of a terrace of cottages fronting the road, towards the S end of Cemmaes 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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