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Burgedin Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Guilsfield, Powys

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.7192 / 52°43'8"N

Longitude: -3.1485 / 3°8'54"W

OS Eastings: 322521

OS Northings: 314118

OS Grid: SJ225141

Mapcode National: GBR B0.1MJD

Mapcode Global: WH799.LXY9

Entry Name: Burgedin Farmhouse

Listing Date: 22 February 1995

Last Amended: 22 February 1995

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 15795

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Located on the NE side of the former farmyard.

County: Powys

Community: Guilsfield (Cegidfa)

Community: Guilsfield

Locality: Burgedin

Traditional County: Montgomeryshire

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History

House, C15 and late C16-early C17, restored 1992. Timber framed with rendered infill panels, and weatherboarding on the lower SE end, random slating on front slope of roof. One storey and attic, raised to 2 storeys, 4 bays, Originally an open central two-bay hall, two-room inner bay, and service end, the house converted to a type C lobby entry plan in the C17 by the insertion of a double sided stack in the NW bay of the hall with stair to the rear. C20 lean-to extension at the rear of the original hall bays. Considerably restored late C20.

Exterior

External framing to front is now re-assembled using some second hand timbers. Boarded door in C20 framed gabled porch. Timber 3-light windows.

Interior

Original house defined by 5 cruck frames with apex formed by a short king post rising from a high collar and supporting the ridge, but end couples stop to a high collar, or for a quarter-hipped roof. Central truss has arch-braced collar, the knee braces chamfered. Walls heightened and purlins lifted, removing original windbraces. Full post and panel partition to inner room with doors at both ends, all framed into the crucks. Flooring over carried on two chamfered spine beams to each hall bay, the NW bay being much reduced in width by the insertion of the stack. Inner room had central partition carried on haunched post, still surviving. Evidence found during restoration of the trimming for a ladder access to a solar chamber. Service bay restored without a floor. Late gable stack.

Reasons for Listing

Included as an unusually complete late medieval structure (considerably restored).

Other nearby listed buildings

  • II* Llyswen
    Located at the end of Llyswen Lane, on high ground overlooking the Llyswen Dingle to the S.
  • II Street Farmhouse
    Located near the centre crossroads of the settlement, set at right angles to Gwreidden Lane to Guils
  • II Ceunant
    Located at the top of a steep bank overlooking a narrow cwm.
  • II Ty Canol
    Located on rising ground 3km miles N of Welshpool along a straight drive approximately 150m from the
  • II Upper Fawnog
    Located at the SW end of the farmyard, facing rising ground to the SE.
  • II Canal Bridge on Roadway to Bridge Farm
    Located over the disused Guilsfield Canal to provide access to Bridge Farm.
  • II Milestone at Varchoel Cottages
    Located partly buried in the road verge almost opposite No. 2 Varchoel Cottages.
  • II Broniarth Farmhouse
    Located on a platform site overlooking a wide valley at the N end of the Community Area

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