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Llan Wysg Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Llangattock, Powys

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.8596 / 51°51'34"N

Longitude: -3.1531 / 3°9'11"W

OS Eastings: 320689

OS Northings: 218518

OS Grid: SO206185

Mapcode National: GBR F0.T0HH

Mapcode Global: VH6CH.9JG9

Entry Name: Llan Wysg Cottage

Listing Date: 21 October 1998

Last Amended: 21 October 1998

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 20732

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Located at the N end of Dardy, a C19 settlement, to the N of Llangattock village.

County: Powys

Community: Llangattock (Llangatwg)

Community: Llangattock

Locality: Dardy

Traditional County: Brecknockshire

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History

Mid to late C19 cottage. The style suggests that it may have been a Glanusk estate cottage, built following their purchase of Llan Wysg in 1868.

Exterior

Three-window, 2-storey house with advanced central bay under a gable. Snecked grey stone with quoins under a slate roof with 2 masonry end stacks. Wide boarded eaves. The central bay has ornate openwork barge boards. Central entrance with replaced door, flanked by hornless sash windows perhaps with glazing bars removed, and stone sills and lintels. In the upper storey are 3 identical windows. The central window has a hoodmould, with a blind slit in the gable above. The N gable end has decorative barge boards and no openings (S gable end not visible). Small lean-to to rear.

Interior

No access to interior at time of inspection (August 1997)

Reasons for Listing

Listed as a prominent mid to late C19 cottage, one of the best preserved examples in Dardy and probably associated with the Glanusk estate.

Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Springfield Cottage
    Located at the SE end of Dardy, a C19 settlement to the N of Llangattock village.
  • II Ice House at Llan Wysg
    Situated in the garden at Llan Wysg, to the NE of the house, where the ground slopes down towards the River Usk.
  • II* Llan Wysg
    Situated to the NW of Dardy hamlet, on the N side of the B4558 road, where the ground slopes down to the River Usk. The house is approached by a driveway from the SE.
  • II Folly Bridge (Canal Bridge No 119)
    The bridge carries a trackway and footpath NW from the hamlet of Dardy into woodland owned by the Glanusk Estate.
  • II* Cwrt Llangattock
    Situated on the NW edge of Llangattock village, 0.15km from the church, and on the W side of the lane leading to Dardy.
  • II Pont Llangattock (Canal Bridge No 116) aka Ffawyddog Bridge
    The bridge carries a lane over the canal which runs W from Llangattock village towards Ffawyddog. It is 0.4km from the Church.
  • II* Church of St Cattwg
    Located at the N end of the village, 0.6km from Crickhowell Bridge. In an oval churchyard with a lych gate to the SW.
  • II Churchyard Cross Base at Church of St Cattwg
    Located in the graveyard of St. Cattwg’s Church, alongside the path which runs along the S side of the church and just SW of the priest’s door.

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