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Highcliffe House

A Grade II Listed Building in Talgarth, Powys

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.9956 / 51°59'44"N

Longitude: -3.2291 / 3°13'44"W

OS Eastings: 315711

OS Northings: 233732

OS Grid: SO157337

Mapcode National: GBR YW.JKN1

Mapcode Global: VH6BV.Z39H

Entry Name: Highcliffe House

Listing Date: 14 August 1995

Last Amended: 14 August 1995

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 16289

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Located in a terrace of C19 cottages, one of a row of two within a larger group, and adjoining Merlin House to the E facing over the churchyard.

County: Powys

Community: Talgarth

Community: Talgarth

Built-Up Area: Talgarth

Traditional County: Brecknockshire

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Exterior

House of the mid C19, originally symmetrical with Merlin House, but later altered. Pebbledashed. Modern 6-panelled door without doorcase. Four-paned late C19 horned sashes, one to ground floor, two to first floor and casement window of same proportions to top floor. Panelled eaves soffit. Roof hipped and stack on party wall.

Reasons for Listing

Included as of group value with Grade II listed Merlin House, and within a broader group forming the setting for the church.

Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Merlin House
    Located in a terrace of houses opposite and facing the graveyard of the parish church, from which it is stepped forward.
  • II Church House including Gates and Railings to Front
    Located in a terrace of houses opposite and facing the graveyard of the parish church.
  • II Crescent House
    Pair of town houses at the W end of a row of houses facing N over the churchyard of the Church of St Gwendoline.
  • II Crescent Cottage
    Pair of town houses at the W end of a row of houses facing N over the churchyard of the Church of St Gwendoline.
  • II Tomb of Howell Harris in Churchyard of the Church of St Gwendoling
    Located approximately 100m SE of the S porch of the parish church, close to the path to the SE corner gate.
  • II Brynglwys
    Located opposite church gates, on the corner of Back Lane, and attached to Rosendaal. Short front garden enclosed by railings set on a low stone wall.
  • II Rosendaal
    Attached to the NE end of Brynglwys, forming a terrace of two facing the churchyard.
  • II* Church of St Gwendoline
    Located on a small plateau above the village, at the junction of Church Street with School Street.

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