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A Grade II Listed Building in Cadfarch, Powys

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Latitude: 52.5782 / 52°34'41"N

Longitude: -3.7396 / 3°44'22"W

OS Eastings: 282216

OS Northings: 299241

OS Grid: SN822992

Mapcode National: GBR 96.BRWW

Mapcode Global: WH68N.JGFB

Entry Name: Gydrhos

Listing Date: 27 May 2005

Last Amended: 27 May 2005

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 84423

Location: Located off the E side of a lane running NE from Melinbyrhedyn to Tal y wern, and approx. 0.75km from Melinbyrhedyn.

County: Powys

Community: Cadfarch

Community: Cadfarch

Locality: Melinbyrhedyn

Traditional County: Montgomeryshire

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Probably late C18-early C19, and shown on the Tithe map of 1846.


Asymmetrical 2-storey 2-unit house, rendered over stone, under an old slate roof with rendered stone end stack to L. The entrance is offset slightly R of centre and contains a boarded door. Small 4-pane wooden windows with slate sills flanking entrance. To the upper storey are 2 x 2-light wooden casements with slate sills, immediately under the eaves and not aligned with those below. No openings to W gable end, which is not rendered. Rear not seen. Adjoining the E gable end is a single-storey unit, rendered under a slate roof. It has a boarded door to R and 4-pane wooden window to L. Stone lean-to against its E end with corrugated iron sheeting and opening to front.


Interior not seen at resurvey.

Reasons for Listing

Listed as a little-altered vernacular farmhouse retaining its historic character.

Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Multi-purpose farm building at Gydrhos
    Located opposite the farmhouse, fronting the E side of the road from Melinbyrhedyn to Tal y wern.
  • II Pen-rhiw-las
    Situated in an upland location above and to the N of Melinbyrhedyn, but reached by lanes and a track from Penegoes to the W.
  • II Yr Efail
    Located in the centre of Melinbyrhedyn, on the N side of a minor no-though road leading towards the E.
  • II Rhiwgoch
    Located within a bend on a lane which runs S from Tal y Wern, and approx. 0.5km from the village.
  • II Bryn y brain
    In an upland location, approx. 1.5km from Tal y wern, but reached by lanes and a track from Penegoes.

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