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Bryn Camlo

A Grade II Listed Building in Abbey Cwmhir (Abaty Cwm-hir), Powys

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Latitude: 52.3057 / 52°18'20"N

Longitude: -3.3695 / 3°22'10"W

OS Eastings: 306719

OS Northings: 268397

OS Grid: SO067683

Mapcode National: GBR 9Q.WT87

Mapcode Global: VH697.K90R

Entry Name: Bryn Camlo

Listing Date: 3 September 2004

Last Amended: 3 September 2004

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 83088

Location: Approximately 3.1km SE of the parish church, reached by farm road on the W side of a minor road between Abbey Cwmhir and Crossgates.

County: Powys

Community: Abbey Cwmhir (Abaty Cwm-hir)

Community: Abbey Cwmhir

Locality: Bryn Camlo

Traditional County: Radnorshire

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A C17 house largely rebuilt and extended in brick in the mid C19 as part of the Abbey Cwmhir Estate. Iron-framed rear windows were replaced in the late C20.


A 1½ storey house of brick with slate roof, stone stack to the L and brick stack R of centre. The L gable end is rubble stone. The original house comprises the rebuilt 3-window main range. The 6-panel door is offset to the R of centre. Windows are 16-pane horned sashes with cambered heads and yellow-brick sills, and under gablets in the upper storey. Further R is an early C19 cross wing, which also has 16-pane horned sashes to the gabled front. It side wall has a replacement door to the L. Rear windows are replacements.


The plan of the house, with central stairs flanked by the main rooms, is C19. However, the room to the R was the original hall, retaining a large original fireplace (although the original lintel has been concealed or removed) and a single spine beam. The room on the L side has a brick segmental-headed fireplace.

Reasons for Listing

Listed for its special architectural interest as a farmhouse retaining definite C19 character, with evidence of earlier origin.

Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Bwlchbryndinam
    Siutuated at the end of a minor road N of the A44, approximately 3km NE of Nantmel.
  • II Coedtrewernau Mill and attached cottage
    On the E bank of the brook, set down on the W side of a minor road to Abbey Cwmhir, approximately 2.9km WSW of LLanddewi Ystradenny church.

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