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

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Latitude: 51.9385 / 51°56'18"N

Longitude: -3.5691 / 3°34'8"W

OS Eastings: 292232

OS Northings: 227830

OS Grid: SN922278

Mapcode National: GBR YF.N5B3

Mapcode Global: VH5FF.3J1S

Entry Name: Trephilip

Listing Date: 28 October 2005

Last Amended: 28 October 2005

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 86927

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Situated W of the village, on W side of Afon Senni, approached by drive from Trephilip Bridge.

County: Powys

Town: Brecon

Community: Maescar (Maes-car)

Community: Maescar

Locality: Defynnog

Traditional County: Brecknockshire

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Smaller country house, probably of mid-C19 date. Recorded as occupied by the Williams family: the Rev William Williams died 1824 aged 26 was son of the Rev. Thomas Williams of Llangammarch, died 1852; Rebecca Williams died 1869. Jenkin Williams owner in 1926.


Country house, rubble stone, formerly probably stuccoed with deep-eaved hipped roofs. L-plan, two-storey with three-bay front range and long three-bay rear wing. Front has long sashes each floor, 12-pane above, 15-pane below, and centre door in large stuccoed porch with two front columns, pilaster responds, deep frieze, cornice and low parapet. Stucco sill band under first floor. Right end has tall chimney with double shafts. Left end has similar sash each floor and stucco band.
Rear wing has small brick ridge chimney towards hipped left end, three widely spaced 9-pane sashes above but not aligned over ground floor 12-pane sash, large porch, 12-pane sash and big timber bay window. Porch is enclosed with pediment gable and square-headed doorway, bay window is square 4-light to front, single lights to sides, mullion-and-transom glazing. Single storey lower range beyond with loft.


Interior not inspected.

Reasons for Listing

Included for its special architectural interest as a smaller country house in late Georgian style.

Other nearby listed buildings

  • II The Old Vicarage
    Situated down drive running N of the churchyard in Defynnog village.
  • II Defynnog House/ Ty Defynnog
    Situated just S of churchyard, adjoining church lychgate, with long garden up to main road.
  • I Church of Saint Cynog
    Situated in large churchyard in the centre of Defynnog village.
  • II Cynnog Cottage, No 8 Church Row
    Situated at left end of terrace of eight backing onto churchyard in Defynnog village.
  • II No 7 Church Row
    Situated seventh in 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 5 Church Row
    Situated fifth in of 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.

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