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Gilfach cottages

A Grade II Listed Building in Llandinam, Powys

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.4591 / 52°27'32"N

Longitude: -3.4665 / 3°27'59"W

OS Eastings: 300452

OS Northings: 285584

OS Grid: SO004855

Mapcode National: GBR 9L.L16H

Mapcode Global: VH5BY.VGR6

Entry Name: Gilfach cottages

Listing Date: 26 November 1996

Last Amended: 26 November 1996

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 17789

Building Class: Domestic

Location: The cottages stand close to the main Llandinam to Llanidloes road, approximately 3Km S of Llandinam village.

County: Powys

Community: Llandinam

Community: Llandinam

Locality: Nant penrhuddlan

Traditional County: Montgomeryshire

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Exterior

Pair of two early C18 cottages, timber framed with whitened infill panels and slate roof, and added N end bay covered with corrugated iron. Each cottage consists of 2 narrow bays, with a shared stack on the party wall. The framing is 3 panels high, raised by a further panel, and angle braces at the SW end. The lower panel is weatherboarded throughout, and the S gable is covered with corrugated iron.
The S cottage retains its boarded door; both have small timber porches, but the door of the N cottage has been replaced. C19 Paned timber windows. To the rear, a lean-to service extension for full length.

Interior

Not accessible at time of inspection (April 1996).

Reasons for Listing

Included as a well preserved example of repetitive plan building, employing a late use of timber framing, probably erected for estate workers in the early C18.

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