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Gates, piers and walls at entrance to Glanwysg

A Grade II Listed Building in Sennybridge, Powys

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.9438 / 51°56'37"N

Longitude: -3.5781 / 3°34'41"W

OS Eastings: 291624

OS Northings: 228435

OS Grid: SN916284

Mapcode National: GBR YF.MP40

Mapcode Global: VH5FD.XDSQ

Entry Name: Gates, piers and walls at entrance to Glanwysg

Listing Date: 28 October 2005

Last Amended: 28 October 2005

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 86911

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Situated on S side of A40 just W of Sennybridge.

County: Powys

Town: Brecon

Community: Maescar (Maes-car)

Community: Maescar

Locality: Sennybridge

Built-Up Area: Sennybridge

Traditional County: Brecknockshire

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History

Entrance gates to Glanwysg or Glanusk a small country house built in 1822 for John Christie owner of the Brecon Forest Tramway.

Exterior

Two gatepiers of tooled stone with square stepped caps and low plinths, double iron gates ramped down to meeting stile, with double mid-rail and spearhead bars. Two curving walls out to outer piers of squared tooled stone. A length of rubble wall runs back from the W pier to link to a tooled stone pentagonal pier with flat cap.

Reasons for Listing

Included for its special interest as the entrance to a late Georgian country house, of group value with Glanwysg.

Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Glanwysg
    Situated on N side of A40 at W edge of Sennybridge.
  • II Castle Du Cottage
    Situated by Castell Du farmhouse on slope to S of W end of Sennybridge, reached by drive off lane from Trephilip Bridge.
  • II Milestone outside Milestone Cottage
    Situated on the N side of the A40 opposite lane to Castle Farm.
  • II Sion Baptist Chapel
    Situated on the E side of Sennybridge on the S side of the A40 some 100m W of the bridge over the Afon Senni.
  • II Castle House
    Situated in centre of Sennybridge, by Pont Senni, on S side of the A40.
  • II Maespoeth House
    Situated just E of Pont Senni in centre of Sennybridge, on S side of A40.
  • II The former Drug Stores
    Situated on S side of A40 just SW of the Usk & Railway Inn.
  • II Trephilip
    Situated W of the village, on W side of Afon Senni, approached by drive from Trephilip Bridge.

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