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Castle Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Llandyssil, Powys

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.545 / 52°32'41"N

Longitude: -3.2543 / 3°15'15"W

OS Eastings: 315037

OS Northings: 294861

OS Grid: SO150948

Mapcode National: GBR 9V.DRG5

Mapcode Global: VH684.J9YC

Entry Name: Castle Cottage

Listing Date: 14 July 1997

Last Amended: 14 July 1997

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 18533

Building Class: Domestic

Location: The cottage is sited in woodland on the ridge immediately SW of Dolforwyn Castle.

County: Powys

Community: Llandyssil (Llandysul)

Community: Llandyssil

Locality: Dolforwyn

Traditional County: Montgomeryshire

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History

Built between 1820 and 1840.

Exterior

Single storeyed cottage. Timber framed with brick plinth and panel infill; slate roof with brick axial stack. Three-unit plan with chimney away from the entrance between the 2 upper units; contemporary rear outshut with further brick stack. Box framed in regular square panels, 2 panels high. Plank door and 2-light small-paned iron casement windows immediately below the eaves. Small original lean-to, also timber framed, against the lower gable, which is slate hung above it.

Interior

Not accessible at time of inspection (February 1997).

Reasons for Listing

Listed as an exceptionally well-preserved and scarcely altered example of a small vernacular cottage, which is of particular interest as illustrating the continuation of traditions of planning and construction into the C19.

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