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,23a ,Castle Street,,,,

A Grade II Listed Building in Brecon, Powys

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.9486 / 51°56'55"N

Longitude: -3.3919 / 3°23'31"W

OS Eastings: 304428

OS Northings: 228706

OS Grid: SO044287

Mapcode National: GBR YP.MF7S

Mapcode Global: VH6BZ.5951

Entry Name: ,23a ,Castle Street,,,,

Listing Date: 16 December 1976

Last Amended: 4 November 2005

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 85649

Location: Near junction with High Street, backing onto market. The OS map indicates two sets of buildings numbered 2 to 4 Market Street.

County: Powys

Town: Brecon

Community: Brecon (Aberhonddu)

Community: Brecon

Built-Up Area: Brecon

Traditional County: Brecknockshire

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History

Circa 1840; at the time of the building of the Market House, Lord Tredegar gave £200 towards the widening of Castle Street. At time of listing in 1976, the buildings bore the numbers 2,3, and 4 which probably referred to a block or terrace whose name had been lost, since there are other buildings with the same numbers opposite.

Exterior

Number 23a has windows with slightly cambered heads; four small 2-light casements on second floor and four 12-pane sash windows on first floor. On ground floor, early C20 shopfront with doorways paired to centre within casing of pilasters, fascia and cornice.

Reasons for Listing

A group of earlier C19 houses retaining their character with Group Value with adjacent buildings in Castle Street.

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