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Former Cemetery Lodge

A Grade II Listed Building in Brecon, Powys

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Latitude: 51.9523 / 51°57'8"N

Longitude: -3.4007 / 3°24'2"W

OS Eastings: 303834

OS Northings: 229129

OS Grid: SO038291

Mapcode National: GBR YN.M548

Mapcode Global: VH6BZ.06J6

Entry Name: Former Cemetery Lodge

Listing Date: 4 November 2005

Last Amended: 4 November 2005

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 85780

Building Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary

Location: Immediately to SE of entrance to Cemetery, about 1km to NW of town centre.

County: Powys

Town: Brecon

Community: Brecon (Aberhonddu)

Community: Brecon

Built-Up Area: Brecon

Traditional County: Brecknockshire

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Probably contemporary with the cemetery chapels; 1858 by H J Powell, architect of Cardiff. There are stylistic similarities with the chapels.


Lodge of one storey plus attic. Grey stone with red brick banding; mullion-and-transom windows of painted ashlar. Slate roof, NW crosswing retaining alternating bands of grey and purple slate. Facing road, gable with 2-light window in attic, and three-light window on ground floor, each with pointed arch in red brick above; doorway with Gothic-arched head. Rear gable is slate-hung with modern window to each floor.

Reasons for Listing

Included as part of a good group of C19 cemetery buildings. The two chapels, the lodge and the gatepiers at the cemetery have mutual Group Value.

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