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,51,High Street Inferior,,Brecon,,

A Grade II Listed Building in Brecon, Powys

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.9473 / 51°56'50"N

Longitude: -3.3909 / 3°23'27"W

OS Eastings: 304494

OS Northings: 228558

OS Grid: SO044285

Mapcode National: GBR YP.MFHY

Mapcode Global: VH6BZ.5BP1

Entry Name: ,51,High Street Inferior,,Brecon,,

Listing Date: 4 November 2005

Last Amended: 4 November 2005

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 85785

Building Class: Commercial

Location: Opposite Town Hall.

County: Powys

Town: Brecon

Community: Brecon (Aberhonddu)

Community: Brecon

Built-Up Area: Brecon

Traditional County: Brecknockshire

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History

Late C19 front to High Street, but believed to contain C18 structure. The birthplace in 1747 of Dr Thomas Coke, "The founder of the Wesleyan Foreign Missions and of the Methodist Episcopal Church in America".

Exterior

Shop with accommodation above. Three storeys plus attic; painted brick. Single-window front with hipped attic dormer flanked by pilasters and shaped parapet; Greek key band. Two-storey splayed oriel window on second and first floors; bands of dogtooth decoration below. Altered shopfront with doorway to each end.
Rear elevation to Church Lane, exposed stone with yellow brick dressings; 2-window front with horned sash windows, and on ground floor, good C19 iron railings; doorway to each end.

Reasons for Listing

Included for Group Value with adjacent listed buildings in High Street.

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