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Bron Rhys

A Grade II Listed Building in Tregynon, Powys

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.5725 / 52°34'20"N

Longitude: -3.3251 / 3°19'30"W

OS Eastings: 310290

OS Northings: 298010

OS Grid: SO102980

Mapcode National: GBR 9S.C003

Mapcode Global: WH79Z.WLSQ

Entry Name: Bron Rhys

Listing Date: 31 January 1997

Last Amended: 31 January 1997

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 18149

Building Class: Domestic

Location: On the N side of the B4389 Tregynon to Bettws Cedewain road approximately 1km SE of Tregynon church. The house is reached by a short farm road and is behind a modern farmhouse.

County: Powys

Community: Tregynon

Community: Tregynon

Locality: B4389

Traditional County: Montgomeryshire

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History

C18 house with lobby entry, originally consisting of a hall with a small unheated parlour and a service room.

Exterior

2-unit house of one and a half storeys, timber framed in square panels, on a stone plinth. Slate roof with original end brick stack to R, later brick stack to L. 2-window front with dormers which have 2-light casements; the 2 lower storey windows have 2-light iron frame casements. The doorway to extreme R has a planked door with inserted glazed panel. The rear wall has a single, centrally-placed 2-light window in the upper storey, and a similar window to R in the lower storey. (Brick lean-to added to gable to R early C20.)

Interior

Not accessible at the time of inspection (July-August 1996) but said to contain original timber-framed partitions.

Reasons for Listing

Listed as an unusually well-preserved example of the smaller, C18 lobby entry type house with traditional timber-framed construction, a type once common in Tregynon.

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  • II 1 Concrete Cottages
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  • II Ty'n y Bryn Farmhouse
    On the E side of a minor road between Tregynon and Newtown, approximately 1km S of parish church, and reached by a short farm road.
  • II Ty'n y Bryn Farm Buildings
    On the E side of a minor road between Tregynon and Newtown, approximately 1km S of parish church. Reached by a short farm road, the farm buildings are on the N side of the farmhouse.
  • II Sawmill Lodge
    Located on the N side of the E entrance of Gregynog Hall, close to the junction with the B4389 through Tregynon, and approximately 0.4km S of parish church.
  • II Church Cottage
    Backs on to E side of churchyard, and set back slightly from the road through the village.
  • II Church of St Cynon
    Located on raised ground on W side of village, overlooking Bechan valley. The church is sited in a churchyard with rubble retaining wall to S.
  • II Tregynon School Boundary Wall
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