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Henefail

A Grade II Listed Building in Llanfair Caereinion, Powys

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.667 / 52°40'1"N

Longitude: -3.3809 / 3°22'51"W

OS Eastings: 306712

OS Northings: 308591

OS Grid: SJ067085

Mapcode National: GBR 9P.547Z

Mapcode Global: WH79L.17B8

Entry Name: Henefail

Listing Date: 1 April 1996

Last Amended: 1 April 1996

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 17409

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Set back form the road, on low ground, close to the river at Pont Hênfail.

County: Powys

Community: Llanfair Caereinion

Community: Llanfair Caereinion

Locality: Pentwrch

Traditional County: Montgomeryshire

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Exterior

History: Early C18 cottage named Hen Efail on the Tithe apportionment of 1842.

Exterior: Timber framed house, possibly originally of 2 bays, single storey with attics, with axial chimney stack. Whitewashed brick infilling and slate covered roof. Framing 2 panels high with slighter cross noggings and long tension braces. The framing is partially replaced by brick at the rear. C20 windows.

Interior: Not accessible and for sale at time of inspection. (October 1995).

Listed as a good late example of the timber frame tradition and notwithstanding later alterations.

References: OS Map 1903;
P. Smith, Houses of the Welsh Countryside, 1975, Map 10, lodged with the Royal Commission on Ancient and Historical Monuments (Wales);
Tithe apportionment c1842.

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