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Gudder

A Grade II Listed Building in The Vale of Grwyney (Cwm Grwyne), Powys

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.8764 / 51°52'34"N

Longitude: -3.0982 / 3°5'53"W

OS Eastings: 324495

OS Northings: 220324

OS Grid: SO244203

Mapcode National: GBR F2.RVH9

Mapcode Global: VH78Z.73YF

Entry Name: Gudder

Listing Date: 19 July 1963

Last Amended: 19 November 1998

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 6664

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Approximately 0.5km E of Llanbedr church set back from E side of a minor road through Grwyne Fechan.

County: Powys

Community: The Vale of Grwyney (Cwm Grwyne)

Community: The Vale of Grwyney

Locality: Llanbedr

Traditional County: Brecknockshire

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History

A small early C18 gentry house possibly built by William Gwilym or his heir, who inherited in 1716. Became a farm house probably early C19. Historically the house was known as Gydir, which Theophilus Jones suggested was derived from Cyd-tir, meaning land in joint tenancy

Exterior

Two-storey, 6-bay house with a shorter and lower parallel wing behind. Of roughcast rubble stone and hipped slate roofs. The main house has a renewed tall stone stack to L with blind round-headed panel in centre, balanced by replaced brick stack to R. The windows are 12-pane hornless sashes, with only 3 windows to the upper storey, it is possible that there were others which are now blocked. The doorway is offset to R and has a panelled surround and plain overlight, and a panelled door with strap hinges. In the L side wall the rear wing has a similar sash upper L and late C19 sash below it in earlier opening. In the rear wall of the wing is a 12-pane sash upper L, a casement inserted below it in a former doorway, and a stair light to the centre enlarged late C19 under a stone lintel and with a horned sash window.

Interior

Not inspected at time of survey (December 1997), but the main house is recorded by Jones and Smith as retaining a parlour and kitchen flanking a central entrance hall. The rear wing contains an oak staircase with turned balusters.

Reasons for Listing

Listed as a significant surviving C18 house in the region.

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