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Manse

A Grade II Listed Building in Arddleen, Powys

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.7331 / 52°43'58"N

Longitude: -3.1004 / 3°6'1"W

OS Eastings: 325791

OS Northings: 315614

OS Grid: SJ257156

Mapcode National: GBR B2.0TLP

Mapcode Global: WH79B.BKVM

Entry Name: Manse

Listing Date: 29 December 1994

Last Amended: 29 December 1994

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 15409

Building Class: Domestic

Location: The building lies on the E side of a cul-de-sac, formerly the road to Tir y Mynach township.

County: Powys

Community: Llandrinio

Community: Llandrinio

Locality: Ardd-Lin

Built-Up Area: Arddleen

Traditional County: Montgomeryshire

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History

Presbyterian chapel and attached manse. 1820, 1839 and c 1900-1910.

Exterior

Red brick with Breidden dolerite rear wall, red stone to manse, and slate roofs, the roof of manse lower in pitch. Central entrance through porch and flanking round-headed windows with iron frames and cast glass. Three windows to rebuilt N gable c.1900-1910. Porch added at the same time, with round-arched opened with flush bead panelled doors, corner pilasters and limestone dressing and entablature. On wall above the porch, a limestone framed date stone. Manse of 1 bay added probably in 1839, flushed door in moulded frame and 16-pane sash widow to ground, 9-pane above. To the rear of the chapel, a schoolroom is added at a lower level, leading directly into the Sunday school hall set at right angles. Both have two centred door openings with framed and boarded doors. Two light timber windows with hopper vents, all margin glazed, to hall. The fore-court has spear-headed railings between monolithic stone piers.

Interior

In chapel, walls lined and painted, articulated with pilasters rising from triple small corbels over the timber boarded dado. Simple moulded cornice and central ceiling rose. Pews laid out in three blocks and 2 aisles. Panelled pine reading desk. Pews and organ moved from in front in 1994. Ceiling cracked by c.1985 earthquake.

Reasons for Listing

A good example of a Georgian style Presbyterian chapel with its attached manse.

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