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Latitude: 52.329 / 52°19'44"N
Longitude: -3.3715 / 3°22'17"W
OS Eastings: 306635
OS Northings: 270984
OS Grid: SO066709
Mapcode National: GBR 9Q.VDKL
Mapcode Global: VH691.JQ0G
Entry Name: Llywy Cottage
Listing Date: 3 September 2004
Last Amended: 3 September 2004
Source ID: 83098
Location: Set back from the S side of a minor road between Abey Cwmhir and Crossgates, approximately 1.3km ESE of the parish church.
Community: Abbey Cwmhir (Abaty Cwm-hir)
Community: Abbey Cwmhir
Traditional County: Radnorshire
An Abbey Cwmhir estate cottage described as Common Garden Cottage on the 1839 Tithe map. It was subsequently altered and is shown as 2 cottages on the 1889 and 1903 Ordnance Surveys.
A 2-storey 2-window cottage of roughcast walls, slate roof and central blue-brick stack. Windows have small-pane iron-frame casements with Gothic glazing bars characteristic of the Abbey Cwmhir Estate. The front has 2-light mullioned windows with hood moulds and sill bands. The entrance is in a lean-to set back in the L gable end, with panelled door. A corresponding lean-to in the R gable end (formerly the entrance to the R-hand cottage) has a 2-light casement window. Small replacement windows are above each lean-to.
Listed for its special architectural interest as a well-detailed and well-preserved C19 estate cottage of distinctive character.
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