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4 Pontithel Cottages

A Grade II Listed Building in Gwernyfed, Powys

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Latitude: 52.0217 / 52°1'18"N

Longitude: -3.219 / 3°13'8"W

OS Eastings: 316448

OS Northings: 236619

OS Grid: SO164366

Mapcode National: GBR YX.GVHL

Mapcode Global: VH6BP.5G21

Entry Name: 4 Pontithel Cottages

Listing Date: 15 December 1995

Last Amended: 15 December 1995

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 17056

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Located in a lower position and set back from the road 100m E of Pont Ithel, and close to the former track of the Hereford, Hay and Brecon Railway.

County: Powys

Community: Gwernyfed

Community: Gwernyfed

Locality: Pontithel

Traditional County: Brecknockshire

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Early-mid C19. Latterly they housed workers for the adjacent chemical works.


Two bilaterally symmetrical cottages of colourwashed stone with a slate roof and red tile crestings, each consisting each of 2 bays with lateral 4-panelled door with overlight set against the party wall. tripartite 12-pane sashes to the ground floor, 12-pane sash above and a further12-pane sash set centrally over the doors. Cornice to front elevation coved. Gable stacks.

Reasons for Listing

Included as a well preserved pair of C19 semi-detached cottages.

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