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Glanyscir and front garden railings

A Grade II Listed Building in Yscir, Powys

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Latitude: 51.9617 / 51°57'42"N

Longitude: -3.4519 / 3°27'6"W

OS Eastings: 300335

OS Northings: 230241

OS Grid: SO003302

Mapcode National: GBR YL.LQD2

Mapcode Global: VH6BR.3YYK

Entry Name: Glanyscir and front garden railings

Listing Date: 23 March 2005

Last Amended: 23 March 2005

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 84274

Building Class: Domestic

Location: S of the minor road from Trallong to Cradoc just W of Pont-ar-Yscir.

County: Powys

Town: Brecon

Community: Yscir (Ysgir)

Community: Yscir

Locality: Aberyscir

Traditional County: Brecknockshire

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Villa dated 1830 built for Daniel Williams (1760-1847), father of Evan Williams who rebuilt Aberyscir Court for himself in 1837. At Aberyscir church are commemorated Daniel and Evan Williams and also Rees Williams of Glanyskir, died 1856, son of Daniel Williams of Aberyskir. Marked on 1841 Tithe map as owned by Daniel Williams occupied by Evan Williams (as also was Aberyscir Court).


Villa, whitewashed rough render with deep-eaved slate roof and rendered end stacks. Two storeys with flat eaves high over first floor windows. Plaque 1830 over centre window. Hornless sashes, 12-pane above, 16-pane below and centre arched doorway with 6-panel door and fanlight. Flat-topped corniced porch on two thin iron columns, the top renewed in C20. Left end has large 12-pane loft window to right. Rear lean-to with corner chimney.
Front garden is enclosed by railings with cast-iron fleur-de-lys finials and urn standards, on low rubble wall with stone coping. Wrought iron gates between house and ends of each side railing.


Interior not inspected.

Reasons for Listing

Included as a little-altered late Georgian villa.

Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Pontaryscir
    Carrying the minor road from Trallong to Cradoc over the Afon Yscir some 670m NE of the Church of Sa
  • II Church of Saint Mary and Saint Cynidr
    At Aberyscir S of the Trallong to Cradoc road some 50m NE of Aberyscir Court.
  • II Aberyscir Court
    At Aberyscir S of the Trallong to Cradoc road some 50m SW of the Church of Saint Mary and Saint Cyni
  • II Church of Saint Cynog
    On the W side of Battle in a churchyard S of the road through the village.
  • II Milestone at Battle
    Near the edge of Battle on the W side of the road through the village some 100m NW of the Church of
  • II Ty'r Pentre
    On the S side of the road through Battle village some 150m E of the Church of Saint Cynog.
  • II Nos 1 and 2 Beacons View
    On the N side of the road through Battle village some 220m E of the Church of Saint Cynog.
  • II Milestone on A40
    Situated on E side of A40 NW of Llanspyddid, SE of Beacons View.

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