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Domen Gastell Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Llanfechain, Powys

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.7711 / 52°46'16"N

Longitude: -3.2083 / 3°12'29"W

OS Eastings: 318578

OS Northings: 319968

OS Grid: SJ185199

Mapcode National: GBR 6X.YF4X

Mapcode Global: WH792.PLFX

Entry Name: Domen Gastell Farmhouse

Listing Date: 28 January 2004

Last Amended: 28 January 2004

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 82422

Building Class: Agriculture and Subsistence

Location: At west side of a minor road, about 100 m south from the B4383 opposite The Mount Motte and Bailey.

County: Powys

Community: Llanfechain

Community: Llanfechain

Locality: Domen Gastell

Traditional County: Montgomeryshire

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History

A Regency front range added to an older timber-framed house, itself of at least two periods as the framing has evidently been heightened and there are also marks of heightening in the brickwork rear gable. The farmhouse is noted in the Tithe Survey (1839) as owned and occupied by John and Eleanor Evans, a 'house, outbuilding, fold, garden etc' with about 189 acres (76.55 hectares). It is now part of the Bodynfoel estate.

Exterior

Two-storey three-window rendered and white-painted front range with a slate roof of half-pyramid form, the roof rising to a large central chimney stack on the back wall. Aligned upper and lower 12-pane sash windows at front. Heavily constructed flat roofed open fronted and sided porch with a six-panel front door beneath a broad rectangular overlight.

Blind window aligned over a sash window at each side.

The rear wing is half-timbered on the south side. Two upper casement windows and a single lower window of three lights in small panes, with iron glazing bars. Large glazed room added. Catslide roofed stone extension at the north side, with two loft hatches aligned above windows.

Interior

Interior not seen.

Reasons for Listing

A farmhouse retaining considerable timber framing, to which a fine front block in Regency style has been added.

Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Agricultural Range at Domen Gastell Farm
    At the north side of the farmyard to the rear of Domen Gastell farmhouse.
  • II The Mount
    At north side of the B4393 to the east of Llanfechain village, at the foot of the Mount Motte and Bailey.
  • II Old Rectory
    To south of a minor road north of the River Cain, about 200 m west of Llanfechain Bridge.
  • II Ty-newydd
    At south side of the B4393, 100 m west of the turning for the centre of Llanfechain village.
  • II St Garmon's Church Lychgate
    At the south side of the churchyard of St Garmon, set into a rough stone wall with a simple iron gate to the left side.
  • II Plas-yn-dinas Public House
    At right angles to the road on the sharp corner immediately to S of the churchyard.
  • II Sundial in St Garmon's Churchyard
    Beside the path from St Garmon's Lychgate to the church.
  • II Wern Cottage
    At the west side of a minor road about 1 km south of the village of Llanfechain.

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