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Outbuilding at the Old Smithy

A Grade II Listed Building in Felin-fach (Felin-fâch), Powys

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.027 / 52°1'37"N

Longitude: -3.3011 / 3°18'3"W

OS Eastings: 310831

OS Northings: 237313

OS Grid: SO108373

Mapcode National: GBR YS.GKTM

Mapcode Global: VH6BM.Q9QX

Entry Name: Outbuilding at the Old Smithy

Listing Date: 31 March 2005

Last Amended: 31 March 2005

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 84322

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Just NW of the Old Smithy at Ponde some 1.8km NW of Felin Newydd.

County: Powys

Town: Brecon

Community: Felin-fach (Felin-fâch)

Community: Felin-Fach

Locality: Ponde

Traditional County: Brecknockshire

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History

Lofted building, possibly late C18, apparently a smithy, but with domestic type end chimneys. Marked on 1842 Llandefalle Tithe map as blacksmith's shop owned by Ann Morgans occupied by Watkin Pryce.

Exterior

Outbuilding, whitewashed rubble stone with square stone end stacks, the left one truncated. Asbestos sheet roof. Two storeys with square first floor window to left and right, over five-bay ground floor: window, door, window; door and window. Cambered heads with stone voussoirs to ground floor openings, 4-pane glazing to windows, boarded doors. Upper windows are under eaves.

Interior

Interior not inspected.

Reasons for Listing

Included for its special interest as a small C18 outbuilding of vernacular type, associated with a smithy.

Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Cow House and Stable Range at Home farm
    Immediately NE of Felin-newydd, which is on the SE side of the A470 some 2km north of its junction with the A438 west of Bronllys. The cow house and stable range lies to the west of the enclosed yard
  • II Barn Range at Home farm
    Immediately NE of Felin-newydd, which is on the SE side of the A470 some 2km north of its junction with the A438 west of Bronllys. The barn range lies to the east of the enclosed yard.

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