CPAT Regional Sites & Monuments Record

PRN 21082 - Rhongyr Uchaf

NGR :- SN84621520 (SN81NW)
Unitary authority :- Powys
Community :- Tawe-uchaf
Prefered site type :- 17th century ? - House (Building - Intact )

A THREE-STOREY HOUSE WITH THE EVIDENCE OF AN OLDER, TWO-STOREY HOUSE VISIBLE ABOVE THE ADJOINING FARM BUILDING. THE HOUSE WAS PROBABLY A LATE 17TH CENTURY LONGHOUSE, ALTERED IN THE MID-19TH CENTURY. THE ADJACENT BARN BEARS THE DATE 1829.

Also known as Ongu Uchaf Farm. Built in three stages: late 17th century longhouse (kitchen and bedroom above); 1840-50 parlour, two floors of bedrooms (6); basement - back kitchen, pantry and flat of two rooms with hall above (Barrows, S M and Downey, D S 1993, 111-118).

Rhongyr-uchaf. House as described (above). The interior is currently being modified. (RCAHMW visit 25/3/87).

Sources:-
Barrows, S M & Downey, D S , 1993 , "Ongur Uchaf Farm and its Occupiers 1699 to 1956 ", Brycheiniog 26 , 111-118 .
Jones, S R & Smith, J T , 1972 , "The houses of Breconshire Part VII ", Brycheiniog 16 , 70 .
OS map , 1965 , ,
OS record card , 1965 , ,

Events:-
Visit RCAHMW / 1987(25/03/87) - Residential

record created 31/12/91 , last updated 31/12/94
The above data are supplied by CPAT in partnership with its Local Authorities and the partners of END, CPAT SMR partnership, 2003 (and in part Crown, 2003)



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