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Cantref House

A Grade II Listed Building in Llanfrynach, Powys

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Latitude: 51.9199 / 51°55'11"N

Longitude: -3.374 / 3°22'26"W

OS Eastings: 305603

OS Northings: 225491

OS Grid: SO056254

Mapcode National: GBR YP.PCQ2

Mapcode Global: VH6C5.G0NJ

Entry Name: Cantref House

Listing Date: 28 July 2005

Last Amended: 28 July 2005

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 84816

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Situated just W of Church of Saint Mary at Cantref.

County: Powys

Town: Brecon

Community: Llanfrynach

Community: Llanfrynach

Locality: Cantref

Traditional County: Brecknockshire

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Former vicarage, rebuilt c. 1780-1805 occupied 1829 by Rev. T. J. Powell.


Former vicarage, roughcast with slate roofs, flat eaves and roughcast end stacks. Three storeys, three-window range of small-paned sashes with stone sills. Nine-pane upper windows, 12-pane first floor windows and tripartite ground floor windows of 4-12-4 panes each side of added enclosed porch with bargeboards, square 12-pane front window and half-glazed door to left side. Left end wall has one window each floor to left. Rear SE wing has a large external roughcast chimney on E side and end gable with part slate-hanging. Rear SW wing has roughcast external chimney.


Interior not available for inspection.

Reasons for Listing

Included for its special architectural interest as a substantial late Georgian rectory which has retained its character.

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Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Church of St Mary
    Situated on N side of lane, some 1.8km W of Llanfrynach village.
  • II Lower Cantref
    Situated just to the W of the Afon Cynrig some 1.2 km W of Llanfrynach village.
  • II Maesderwen
    Situated in own grounds some 600m W of Llanfrynach village.
  • II Neuadd
    Situated on S side of narrow lane that runs from below Pontbrengarreg farm to below Croftau farm.
  • II Abercynrig Mill
    Situated just off the drive to Abercynrig, some 500m S of Abercynrig.
  • II* Abercynrig
    Situated down long drive running N off a minor road some 1.4 km NW of Llanfrynach.
  • II Stable at Abercynrig
    Situated in farmyard E of Abercynrig, to S of farmyard W entry.
  • II Cartshed at Abercynrig
    Situated in farmyard E of Abercynrig, to N of farmyard W entry.

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