CPAT Regional Sites & Monuments Record

PRN 42080 - Plas esgair
Listed Building 18135 (II )

NGR :- SH8813701058 (SH80SE)
Unitary authority :- Powys
Community :- Llanbrynmair
Prefered site type :- 18th century - House (Building - Intact )

Listed building.

The following is from Cadw's Listed Buildings database

The house is located in its own grounds approached by a long driveway from the road, approximately 550m N of Llan church.

Built about 1780 on a site occupied from an earlier date. It was heightened by one storey c.1820-30, reroofed and a verandah added.

Rubble stonework and a slate roof. Two storeys, later three, 3 bays, with a contemporary 4-bay rear service wing. Wide boxed eaves with sparse modillion brackets. Gable stacks. Main entrance at approach side at start of service wing; door in a glazed screen, all with Gothic pattern glazing bars, and a similarly glazed door and screen on to the verandah at the opposite side. Twelve-paned sashes extending to near the ground on the ground floor, 9-pane to first floor, and 6-pane to top floor. A later canted bay window occupies the right bay of the ground floor. Rear wing has 6-pane sashes. The verandah, probably altered, with timber posts supporting a slated roof, covers the 3 sides. Rendered extension to left, with canted ends.

Included as a well preserved gentry house in an area where such social distinctions are rare.

Sources:-
Cadw Listing database , 2000 , ,

record created 25/09/01
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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Clwyd Powys Archaeological Trust, Curatorial Section, 7a Church Street, Welshpool, Powys SY21 7DL.
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