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No 2 Church Row

A Grade II Listed Building in Maescar (Maes-car), Powys

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.9399 / 51°56'23"N

Longitude: -3.5644 / 3°33'51"W

OS Eastings: 292557

OS Northings: 227982

OS Grid: SN925279

Mapcode National: GBR YG.MSM3

Mapcode Global: VH5FF.5HJP

Entry Name: No 2 Church Row

Listing Date: 8 November 1985

Last Amended: 28 October 2005

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 86917

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Situated second house of terrace of eight houses backing onto the churchyard in Defynnog village.

County: Powys

Town: Brecon

Community: Maescar (Maes-car)

Community: Maescar

Locality: Defynnog

Traditional County: Brecknockshire

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History

Second house of a terrace of eight, built c. 1840 in Tudor style, presumably for one of the gentry estates, but there are buildings marked on the site on a map of 1829. The houses are similar to those in Bull Terrace nearby. No 2 is a mirrored pair with No 1.

Exterior

Terrace house, rubble stone with slate deep-eaved roof and red brick end chimneys. Roof has scallopped eaves board, chimneys have renewed red brick diagonally set shafts, pair of shafts each end, the right ones in block of four with chimneys of No 1. Two-storey, three-window range of cross-windows with deep chamfered jambs, stone sills and centre boarded door segmental-pointed chamfered doorway. Windows to ground floor have sandstone hoodmoulds over timber lintels, hoodmould of right window carried also over left window of No 1.
Rear has basement with cut stone voussoirs to two cambered heads, two large windows to ground floor with red-brick cambered heads and two windows under eaves. Windows are C20 uPVC.

Interior

Interior not inspected.

Reasons for Listing

Included for its special architectural interest as one of a distinctive terrace of Tudor style estate cottages.

Other nearby listed buildings

  • II No 1 Church Row
    Situated at right end of terrace of eight houses backing onto the churchyard in Defynnog village.
  • II The Forge, No 3 Church Row
    Situated third house in terrace of eight houses backing onto the churchyard in Defynnog village.
  • II Clifford Place, No 4 Church Row
    Situated fourth house in terrace of eight houses backing onto the churchyard in Defynnog village.
  • II No 5 Church Row
    Situated fifth in of terrace of eight houses backing onto the churchyard in Defynnog village.
  • II No 6 Church Row
    Situated sixth in of terrace of eight houses backing onto the churchyard in Defynnog village.
  • II No 7 Church Row
    Situated seventh in terrace of eight houses backing onto the churchyard in Defynnog village.
  • II Cynnog Cottage, No 8 Church Row
    Situated at left end of terrace of eight backing onto churchyard in Defynnog village.
  • I Church of Saint Cynog
    Situated in large churchyard in the centre of Defynnog village.

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