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,20,,,,,

A Grade II Listed Building in Brecon, Powys

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.9488 / 51°56'55"N

Longitude: -3.3924 / 3°23'32"W

OS Eastings: 304394

OS Northings: 228725

OS Grid: SO043287

Mapcode National: GBR YP.MF4F

Mapcode Global: VH6BZ.48XX

Entry Name: ,20,,,,,

Listing Date: 16 December 1976

Last Amended: 4 November 2005

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 85639

Location: At W end of building line on S side of Castle Street.

County: Powys

Town: Brecon

Community: Brecon (Aberhonddu)

Community: Brecon

Built-Up Area: Brecon

Traditional County: Brecknockshire

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History

Circa 1840; no buildings shown here on 1834 "Plan of Brecknock", and at the time of the building of the Market House (1838-41), Lord Tredegar gave £200 towards the widening of Castle Street.
Formerly listed with Nos 1 to 3 Berkeley Place which were structurally part of the same block, but demolished for road improvements in early C21.

Exterior

Block of 4 houses. Three storeys, slate roof and with curved corner bay at W end. Facing street, 8 windows in all counting corner bay; render and pebbledash cladding incised as masonry; giant pilasters to ends, and bands at second floor level and at first floor sill level. Small square sash windows on second floor; tall transomed casement windows on first floor; on ground floor, each house with one single or triple sash window without glazing bars except for W, No 18, which has two; E house with corner bay, (No 21) with two doorways.
The W end (where Berkeley Place once stood) has been rebuilt in Georgian style as 3-window elevation with pedimental gable, end pilasters and banding between floors.

Reasons for Listing

Good terrace of early-to-mid C19 buildings retaining their character in important street in historic centre of Brecon. Group Value with other listed buildings in Castle Street.

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