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The Old Rectory

A Grade II Listed Building in Llandyssil, Powys

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Latitude: 52.5515 / 52°33'5"N

Longitude: -3.189 / 3°11'20"W

OS Eastings: 319477

OS Northings: 295512

OS Grid: SO194955

Mapcode National: GBR 9Y.D9KB

Mapcode Global: VH685.N4ZC

Entry Name: The Old Rectory

Listing Date: 14 July 1997

Last Amended: 14 July 1997

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 18525

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Located on the E side of Llandyssil village within a roughly circular garden. The front faces away from the road possibly for extra privacy. The new church of St. Tyssil was built immediately W of t

County: Powys

Community: Llandyssil (Llandysul)

Community: Llandyssil

Traditional County: Montgomeryshire

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A purpose-built Regency vicarage of c1800-10 with minor late C19 alterations.


Symmetrical 2-storey, 4-bay front with one bay added to the E. A massing of low-pitched hipped roofs. Rendered and whitened, 4 brick stacks asymmetrically placed, and wide boarded eaves. The 2 central bays are recessed and are fronted by a ground floor verandah under a lean-to roof formed by an iron arcade with circular spandrels. Wide sash windows with up to 24 panes, under moulded sandstone hoodmoulds and with sandstone sills. There is a C20 panelled door with a high decorated overlight in the E bay of the front, and glazed doors leading into the house from the verandah. The W end is a 2-window range, with sashes as elsewhere except for a canted bay window to the ground floor S. To the rear (S), there is a tall square block adjoining with a pyramidal hipped roof. This has an attic storey and a small lean-to on its W side. The W of the rear elevation has a canted bay window.

Brick and masonry ranges extend to the E.


No access to interior at time of inspection.

Reasons for Listing

Listed as a good example of a Regency vicarage retaining its original character and detail.

Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Church of St. Tyssil
    Located on the NW side of the village on flat ground, between the rectory and the school.
  • II Phipps Tenement
    Located towards the NE end of Llandyssil village on a narrow lane. To the front of the L-shaped hou
  • II Old Church of St. Tyssil
    Located on a hillside to the SE of Llandyssil village. The remains of the church are within a rough
  • II No 2 Cwminkin,,,Cwminkin,,,
    Situated down track running SE from lane to Llandyssil, some 300m SW of junction with lane to Sutton
  • II No 1 Cwminkin ,,,Cwminkin,,,
    Situated down track running SE from lane to Llandyssil, some 300m SW of junction with lane to Sutton
  • II Sutton Farmhouse
    Situated on W side of lane connecting the Llandyssil and Newtown roads some 2km W of Montgomery.
  • II White Hall Farmhouse
    Located on a possible platform site downslope from Cefn y coed, with timber and masonry farmbuilding

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