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Estate Office including House to rear

A Grade II Listed Building in Rhayader, Powys

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.2722 / 52°16'19"N

Longitude: -3.5664 / 3°33'59"W

OS Eastings: 293212

OS Northings: 264936

OS Grid: SN932649

Mapcode National: GBR 9G.YSPT

Mapcode Global: VH5CW.44FZ

Entry Name: Estate Office including House to rear

Listing Date: 31 July 1995

Last Amended: 31 July 1995

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 16208

Building Class: Commercial

Location: Situated to L of Caban View behind low wall with iron railings and gate.

County: Powys

Community: Rhayader (Rhaeadr Gwy)

Community: Rhayader

Locality: Elan Village

Traditional County: Brecknockshire

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History

Estate office (and house) built by City of Birmingham for maintenance workers at Elan Valley reservoir scheme. Designed between 1906 and 1909 by Buckland, Haywood, & Farmer, architects, of Birmingham.

Exterior

Arts & Crafts style. Brown rubble with bathstone dressings, slate roof. Mullioned windows. One storey office with 2-storey house to rear.
Front has single storey block with gable to R (slate hung apex, splayed bay window); to R of this, flat roofed wing with entrance door, and 3-light window
chimney to ridge. This block has bay window to L elevation with hipped slate roof. To rear, attached house has half hipped gable to R, small 2-light windows to first and ground floors; to L, roof sweeps down over ground floor (hipped dormer). Right end has gable with 2 windows, on ground floor, single storey attached block with hipped slate roof.

Reasons for Listing

High quality early C20 Arts & Crafts building, forming part of group of Garden Village buildings in Elan Village.

Group value.

Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Cadan View
    At SW end of village.
  • II Shelter and Fountain
    To NE of estate office.
  • II Elan Valley Lodge
    Above main village street, towards NW end of village.
  • II No 1
    Above village street, facing up hill towards former school.
  • II No 2
    To L of No 1, beside stream.
  • II Small Stone Bridge
    Carries village road over stream near lane up to former school.
  • II No 3
    Near small stone bridge.
  • II No 4
    To L of No 3, to NE of small stone bridge.

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