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Tan-y-Fron

A Grade II Listed Building in Meifod, Powys

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.7282 / 52°43'41"N

Longitude: -3.2268 / 3°13'36"W

OS Eastings: 317245

OS Northings: 315214

OS Grid: SJ172152

Mapcode National: GBR 9X.107N

Mapcode Global: WH798.DPMB

Entry Name: Tan-y-Fron

Listing Date: 26 May 1995

Last Amended: 26 May 1995

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 15976

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Located behind a large front garden overlooking the road.

County: Powys

Community: Meifod

Community: Meifod

Locality: Main

Traditional County: Montgomeryshire

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History

Villa of the early C19.

Exterior

Rubble stone with hipped slate roof. Two storeys, 2 bays front block, with stair at rear linked to added rear block with a cross wing.

Entrance within a 3-bay shallow arched arcade of timber on the N side linking the front with the rear wing. Each arch has a key and ball pendant. Front elevation has long French windows to ground floor with arched glazing bars and cambered stone arches. Six-paned sashes to first floor, also with intersecting 'Gothic' tracery. Roof hipped, with tall central brick stack carrying four yellow vented clayware pots. Further stack to rear wall. Stair window on NE elevation over verandah is in the form of a long narrow rectangle opening as an oval at the centre, filled with web pattern leading.

The rear wing and the rear block has a long sloping roof and 16-paned sash.

Reasons for Listing

Included as a handsome example of a Regency period house.

Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Bron-y-Main
    Located on the valley scarp, close to the road, and above its farmyard.
  • II Lower Peniarth
    A large farm located on the S side of the valley near the valley floor of the Colwyn Brook, with the parlour end downhill.
  • II Outbuilding to Frondeg
    Located close to the side of the road, below Frondeg house.
  • II Cil Bach
    Located on low lying ground in the part-township of Cil.
  • II Ceunant Farmhouse
    Located high above and overlooking the farm buildings at road level.
  • II Straw Barn at Ceunant Farm
    Located below the farmhouse, set parallel to the road and behind a large C20 shed.
  • II Ty Bach at Ceunant Farmhouse
    Located close to and above the approach driveway to the house.
  • II Straw Barn at Cwm
    Located on the SE side of the farmyard to Cwm, which lies immediately SW of the farmhouse.

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