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No 2

A Grade II Listed Building in Rhayader, Powys

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.2728 / 52°16'22"N

Longitude: -3.565 / 3°33'53"W

OS Eastings: 293315

OS Northings: 265008

OS Grid: SN933650

Mapcode National: GBR 9G.YT3J

Mapcode Global: VH5CW.546G

Entry Name: No 2

Listing Date: 31 July 1995

Last Amended: 31 July 1995

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 16212

Building Class: Domestic

Location: To L of No 1, beside stream.

County: Powys

Community: Rhayader (Rhaeadr Gwy)

Community: Rhayader

Traditional County: Brecknockshire

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History

Detached 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 detached house. Two storeys. Brown rubble with bathstone dressings, slate roof. Mullioned windows (casements renewed). L-shaped plan, gable facing road (N) has corner chimney to L, 2-light window to first floor, 3-light window to ground floor, stair window to R. Entrance to R return of this gable. Gable facing W has 2-light first floor window, small window to L at lower level, ground floor window. South elevation has large chimney, dormer with 2-light window, ground floor splayed bay window, and 2 doors to storage sheds.

Reasons for Listing

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

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