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Bridge House

A Grade II Listed Building in Talgarth, Powys

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.9957 / 51°59'44"N

Longitude: -3.2329 / 3°13'58"W

OS Eastings: 315447

OS Northings: 233747

OS Grid: SO154337

Mapcode National: GBR YW.JJQ6

Mapcode Global: VH6BV.X37F

Entry Name: Bridge House

Listing Date: 14 August 1995

Last Amended: 14 August 1995

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 16292

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Located along the left (W) bank of the River Enig, immediately N of Talgarth Bridge.

County: Powys

Community: Talgarth

Community: Talgarth

Built-Up Area: Talgarth

Traditional County: Brecknockshire

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Exterior

Terrace of early-mid C19 cottages. Rubble stone with slate roofs.

Bridge House consists of a pair of 3-storey buildings with access from Swan Path on the W to the first floor, and from the river path to the ground floor on the E. Boarded door with heavy frame. Windows irregularly placed 9-pane with Brecon hoppers. Brick gable stacks.

Added to the NW end, Glanant, set back from the river frontage by approximately 1.2m, with wide opening at river level giving access to two parallel stone storage vaults. Boarded door and side window. First floor has 6-pane sashes, and second floor 4-pane windows. Lean-to at NW end with central door.

Reasons for Listing

Included as an important element in the townscape in the Conservation Area at the centre of Talgarth.

Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Glanant
    Located along the left (W) bank of the River Enig, immediately N of Talgarth Bridge.
  • II Talgarth Bridge
    Located at the centre of the town, spanning the River Enig, and adjoining the Tower House.
  • II The Bridge End Inn
    Located immediately to the SW of the River Enig bridge, on the corner of Regent Street.
  • II* Tower House including attached shop
    Located at the corner of the Square, at the side of the A479, adjoining the bridge over the River Enig.
  • II Ashburnham House
    Located behind a raised pavement, near the centre of Talgarth, 50m from the corner of Regent Street.
  • II Talgarth Mill
    Located on the right bank of the river Enig, about 50m above Talgarth Bridge, with access at the side of the Town Hall.
  • II Phoenix House (Black Mountain Interiors)
    At the north-east end of the High Street, set back slightly from the road behind a raised pavement and railings, approximately 50m from the corner of Bell Street and the Enig Bridge.
  • II Town Hall
    Located on a prominent site in the centre of Talgarth.

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