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Outbuilding at Tir Uched

A Grade II Listed Building in Gwernyfed, Powys

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.0421 / 52°2'31"N

Longitude: -3.1923 / 3°11'32"W

OS Eastings: 318318

OS Northings: 238865

OS Grid: SO183388

Mapcode National: GBR YY.FGSS

Mapcode Global: VH6BH.MX6W

Entry Name: Outbuilding at Tir Uched

Listing Date: 15 December 1995

Last Amended: 15 December 1995

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 17066

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Located on a separate driveway from the main road entrance, to the S of the rear of the house.

County: Powys

Community: Gwernyfed

Community: Gwernyfed

Locality: Treble hill

Traditional County: Brecknockshire

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History

Stable and gig house of c1840, with a large storehouse on the S side, added later.

Exterior

Whitewashed rubble stone with slate roof. Two storeys, comprising a 1-bay gig house with workshop facing the driveway, and a stable to the rear with hay-loft over. The elevation facing the house is symmetrical with central door and leaded overlight into the stable, and 3-light leaded windows either side, with central iron casement. Roof hipped. Double doors to gig house. Added section cut into bank, with double door facing drive.

Interior

Boarded stalling with iron barred upper section divides stable into 2 loose boxes, with service bench under window, and saddle and harness brackets over. High ceiling on 3 transverse beams. Gig house workshop has lateral stone fireplace. Roof has principal rafters morticed into stub ties, pegged to raking struts from the low set collar to the wall. Two tiers of purlins.

Reasons for Listing

Included as of group value with Tir uched house, and as a well-preserved example of the stable-gig house provision for an earlier C19 gentry house.

Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Tir uched
    Located on a minor road leading due east from Treble Hill, Glasbury in the direction of Llanigon.
  • II Railway Bridge at Treble Hill
    Located on the minor road from Treble Hill Glasbury to Felindre, approximately 100m from the junction with the A438 SW of the Glasbury Bridge.
  • II Treble Hill
    Located on an elevated terrace above the Wye and main Hay to Brecon road, facing over the bridge to Glasbury.
  • II Treble Hill Baptist Chapel
    Located in a conspicuous position on the Brecknock end of the causeway to Glasbury bridge, with its entrance gable behind a narrow forecourt facing the road.
  • II Aberllynfi House
    The house is located on the right bank of the River Wye, at right angles and close to the main Brecon to Hay road.
  • II Ashgrove House
    Located at the end of a terrace of 2 houses, on the NW side of the road, behind a short front garden and hedge.
  • II Tramway Office at Broomfield
    Located above the SW garden of Broomfield, by the side of the former tramway.
  • II* Barn at Old Vicarage (including attached granary and stores)
    The barn is located immediately NE of the Old Vicarage, with a forecourt to the end of the lane, all within the bend of the River Wye.

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