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Elmhurst

A Grade II Listed Building in Welshpool, Powys

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.6571 / 52°39'25"N

Longitude: -3.1439 / 3°8'37"W

OS Eastings: 322722

OS Northings: 307207

OS Grid: SJ227072

Mapcode National: GBR B0.5NNB

Mapcode Global: WH79P.PG3W

Entry Name: Elmhurst

Listing Date: 29 February 1996

Last Amended: 29 February 1996

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 16726

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Set back from the road in grounds on the W side of the Police Station.

County: Powys

Community: Welshpool (Y Trallwng)

Community: Welshpool

Built-Up Area: Welshpool

Traditional County: Montgomeryshire

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Exterior

History: The house was built for Miss Clive, sister to Archdeacon Clive, and niece of Robert, Lord Clive, c1840.

Exterior: Simple domestic gothic style. Random local sandstone rubble with painted freestone dressings and slate roof with coped gables and axial and gable end stacks. 2 storeys, 3-window range with secondary advanced wing to the right. Advanced central gable houses entrance in embattled and buttressed shallow porch with depressed 4-centred arch and paired partly glazed inner doors. 3-light mullioned and transomed window with small panes above the entrance. Flanking bays have tall 2-light mullioned and transomed windows with small panes on each floor. Similar fenestration in gable end of advanced right hand wing.

A fine example of the domestic gothic style favoured for larger houses in the mid C1

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