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Sylfaen

A Grade II Listed Building in Churchstoke, Powys

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.5391 / 52°32'20"N

Longitude: -3.0752 / 3°4'30"W

OS Eastings: 327171

OS Northings: 294010

OS Grid: SO271940

Mapcode National: GBR B3.F1K6

Mapcode Global: VH75P.NF3X

Entry Name: Sylfaen

Listing Date: 1 October 1996

Last Amended: 1 October 1996

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 17338

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Adjoining house and shop located centrally within the village, opposite the Court House Public House on the corner of Cae Camlad. Cobbled paving in front.

County: Powys

Town: Montgomery

Community: Churchstoke (Yr Ystog)

Community: Churchstoke

Built-Up Area: Churchstoke

Traditional County: Montgomeryshire

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History

The original building had a double depth plan and was masonry-built . A number of subsequent developments occurred including the addition of a short, right-angled rear wing and the addition of an early C19 brick facade with shop front. The shop front was subsequently enlarged and altered. Marked on the 1840 Tithe Map as House, Shop, Office and Warehouse. Locally known as ‘The Top Shop’.

Interior

No access was available to the interior at time of inspection (January1996).

Reasons for Listing

Listed as a well preserved and unaltered example of small, C18 village houses with a good c1900 shop front. Townscape value.

Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Brynafon
    Adjoining house and shop located centrally within the village, opposite the Court House Public House on the corner of Cae Camlad. Cobbled paving in front.
  • II The Court House Inn
    Public House located immediately N of the Church in the centre of the village. There is a car park in front and outbuildings to the rear.
  • II Church of St Nicholas
    The church stands in a large circular churchyard in a raised position overlooking the confluence of the Rivers Caebitra and Camlad in a central position within the village.
  • II Bridge View
    Cottage located on the E side of the continuation of Wernddu Lane close to the junction with Castle Road, slightly raised above the surrounding ground.
  • II ,1,Bridge End,Churchstoke,Montgomery,,
    Houses located at the junction of Bridge End and Castle Road, facing the road bridge over the River Camlad and in a position slightly set down from the road.
  • II ,2,Bridge End,Churchstoke,Montgomery,,
    Houses located at the junction of Bridge End and Castle Road, facing the road bridge over the River Camlad and in a position slightly set down from the road.
  • II Churchstoke Pottery, Teashop and School House
    Formerly school and school house fronting Castle Road, with a car park to the E which used to be the playground.
  • II Fir Court
    Located S of Castle Road behind Fir Court Stables and with a small garden to the rear. The house is at the centre of a small housing development of c1995.

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