History in Structure

This site is entirely user-supported. See how you can help.

Sychnant

A Grade II Listed Building in Talgarth, Powys

Approximate Location Map
Large Map »
Street View
Contributor Photos »

Street View is the best available vantage point looking, if possible, towards the location of the building. In some locations, Street View may not give a view of the actual building, or may not be available at all. Where it is not available, the satellite view is shown instead.

Coordinates

Latitude: 51.9916 / 51°59'29"N

Longitude: -3.2045 / 3°12'16"W

OS Eastings: 317393

OS Northings: 233261

OS Grid: SO173332

Mapcode National: GBR YX.JRRN

Mapcode Global: VH6BW.D6SK

Entry Name: Sychnant

Listing Date: 14 August 1995

Last Amended: 14 August 1995

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 16317

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Located on a platform site by the side of the road from Talgarth through a narrow dwm to Rhos fach.

County: Powys

Community: Talgarth

Community: Talgarth

Traditional County: Brecknockshire

Find accommodation in
Talgarth

Exterior

Farmhouse of the C17 with attached farm building now converted to Sychnant Cottage. The farmhouse is pebbledashed with slate roof. 'T'-plan, comprising a 3-bay range with main stack at the lower enc, and a rear range, probably contemporary, of 3 bays containing the service rooms, now kitchen. Central boarded door to cross passage, with parlour at uphill end heated by a gable stack with 2 diagonally set stone flues. A window with stone drip is set at the side of the stack. Three light windows with chamfered lintels and cut stops, and C19 raised and gabled dormers with 4-pane sashes. Rear wing has timber casement windows with drip stone hoods and a C19 door to the yard. Sychnant Cottage, originally a 3-bay cowhouse, has a doorway with a very heavy frame and boarded door, with recent cover strips, set against the house gable, indicating longhouse derivation. Added gable stack. Lean-to toilet.

Interior

Not accessible at time of inspection (July 1995). The lower gable stack, not opened up, is said to be large, with internal oven, and to have a blocked door leading into the former cowhouse. Chamfered cross beams to the parlour.

Reasons for Listing

Included as a good C17 farmhouse notwithstanding some alterations.

Other nearby listed buildings

BritishListedBuildings.co.uk is an independent online resource and is not associated with any government department. All government data published here is used under licence. Please do not contact BritishListedBuildings.co.uk for any queries related to any individual listed building, planning permission related to listed buildings or the listing process itself.

British Listed Buildings is a Good Stuff website.