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Phoenix House (Black Mountain Interiors)

A Grade II Listed Building in Talgarth, Powys

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.9955 / 51°59'43"N

Longitude: -3.2334 / 3°14'0"W

OS Eastings: 315410

OS Northings: 233726

OS Grid: SO154337

Mapcode National: GBR YW.JJKW

Mapcode Global: VH6BV.W3ZK

Entry Name: Phoenix House (Black Mountain Interiors)

Listing Date: 12 December 2013

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 87667

Building Class: Commercial

Location: At the north-east end of the High Street, set back slightly from the road behind a raised pavement and railings, approximately 50m from the corner of Bell Street and the Enig Bridge.

County: Powys

Community: Talgarth

Community: Talgarth

Built-Up Area: Talgarth

Traditional County: Brecknockshire

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History

Probably early to mid 19th Century pair of town houses remodelled in the late 19th Century when converted to shops with accomodation above, with altered windows and the insertion of shop fronts across the ground floor.

Exterior

Substancial pair of houses and shops. Rendered slate roof, close eaves and rendered gable stacks. Large pane 4 light sash windows with raised architraves and cills on supporting brackets. 3 storeys, 4 bays, single large window to left ground floor bay, rest of ground floor with shop fronts, spanned by continious cornice on console brackets. 6 panel door to left with panelled reveals and plain overlight. Main display window with ecessed central splayed part-glazed door and overlight flanked by 3 section windows with arched framing and plain stall board and rsiers. Altered seperate shop front to right but original framing retained.

Interior

Interior not inspected but may retain plan form and constructional or decorative features which are part of the special interest of the building.

Reasons for Listing

Included for its special architectural interest as a substancial early to mid 19th Century domestic building with good later alterations, particuarly the main shop front. Group value with Ashburnham House opposite.

Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Ashburnham House
    Located behind a raised pavement, near the centre of Talgarth, 50m from the corner of Regent Street.
  • II Glanant
    Located along the left (W) bank of the River Enig, immediately N of Talgarth Bridge.
  • II Bridge House
    Located along the left (W) bank of the River Enig, immediately N of Talgarth Bridge.
  • II The Bridge End Inn
    Located immediately to the SW of the River Enig bridge, on the corner of Regent Street.
  • II Talgarth Bridge
    Located at the centre of the town, spanning the River Enig, and adjoining the Tower House.
  • II* Tower House including attached shop
    Located at the corner of the Square, at the side of the A479, adjoining the bridge over the River En
  • II Talgarth Mill
    Located on the right bank of the river Enig, about 50m above Talgarth Bridge, with access at the si
  • II Stable Buildings on N side of yard behind The Old Radnor Arms
    Located on the opposite side of the rear carriage yard, and parallel to the former Radnor Arms publi

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