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Middle Alport

A Grade II Listed Building in Churchstoke, Powys

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.5496 / 52°32'58"N

Longitude: -3.0729 / 3°4'22"W

OS Eastings: 327348

OS Northings: 295183

OS Grid: SO273951

Mapcode National: GBR B3.DG4T

Mapcode Global: VH75P.P5CS

Entry Name: Middle Alport

Listing Date: 1 October 1996

Last Amended: 1 October 1996

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 17349

Building Class: Domestic

Location: At the end of a narrow lane on the east side of the A490, 1.2km north of Churchstoke. The house faces E on to an enclosed yard with C19 barn and cow house.

County: Powys

Town: Montgomery

Community: Churchstoke (Yr Ystog)

Community: Churchstoke

Locality: Alport

Traditional County: Montgomeryshire

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History

Late C18 farmhouse built by the Marrington Estate (Shropshire), with windows altered C19.

Exterior

Two-unit, three-window range of 2 storeys, with continuous outshut at rear. Random rubble walls, slate and corrugated metal roofs. The main house has a slate roof with gable stacks, although to the left the stack has been taken down to below ridge level, while to the right a brick chimney rises above the ridge. Windows to front have segmental brick heads, and iron-framed casements with small panes. Doorway has a segmental brick head, splayed reveals in dressed stone, and is reached by 4 concrete steps. Ledged and battened door with fixed overlight. Cellar window in bay to left has stone lintel, and is in a timber frame with horizontal iron bars. South elevation has a single mid C20 window at eaves level. Catslide roof over outshut has corrugated sheets. Rear of house not entirely accessible at time of inspection, but appeared to have a single 2-pane casement window.

Interior

Two-unit plan form with central stair hall. C18 open well stair in oak, and ledged and battened doors throughout.

Reasons for Listing

Listed as a well preserved C18 farmhouse, and for group value with Upper Alport.

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