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Octagonal building at Lower Neuadd Reservoir

A Grade II Listed Building in Llanfrynach, Powys

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Latitude: 51.852 / 51°51'7"N

Longitude: -3.408 / 3°24'28"W

OS Eastings: 303118

OS Northings: 217980

OS Grid: SO031179

Mapcode National: GBR YN.TH9G

Mapcode Global: VH6CB.WQ64

Entry Name: Octagonal building at Lower Neuadd Reservoir

Listing Date: 28 July 2005

Last Amended: 28 July 2005

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 84832

Building Class: Water Supply and Drainage

Location: Situated just S of the dam at Lower Neuadd Reservoir.

County: Powys

Town: Brecon

Community: Llanfrynach

Community: Llanfrynach

Locality: Neuadd

Traditional County: Brecknockshire

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Building associated with the Lower Neuadd reservoir built c. 1900 for the Merthyr Tydfil Urban District Council.


Reservoir building, rock-faced squared stone with cemented roof. Square tower with chamfered corners, corbelled parapet and recessed octagonal roof to centre chimney. Pink stone with some sandstone ashlar. Two storeys. Front has large arched doorway, blocked, with pink stone voussoirs, and first floor has 3-light ashlar mullioned window. parapet has a small raised shouldered pediment over the window. Right side has a blocked 3-light mullioned window below and a blocked roundel above. Parapet coping is stepped up.


Not available for inspection.

Reasons for Listing

Included for its special interest as a water-industry building of definite quality and character.

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Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Neuadd House
    Situated in own grounds just S of the dam of the Upper Neuadd Reservoir.
  • II* Dam at the Upper Neuadd Reservoir
    Situated in the Taf Fechan valley some 9.6 km SW of Llanfrynach.
  • II Pont Cwmyfedwen
    In a remote position in the mountains of Taf Fechan Forest, W of the main mountain road between Talybont and Pontsticill.

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