CPAT Regional Sites & Monuments Record

PRN 42184 - Elmhurst
Listed Building 16726 (II )

NGR :- SJ2272107208 (SJ20NW)
Unitary authority :- Powys
Community :- Welshpool
Prefered site type :- 19th century - House (Building - Intact )

Listed building.

The following is from Cadw's Listed Buildings database

Set back from the road in grounds on the W side of the Police Station.

The house was built for Miss Clive, sister to Archdeacon Clive, and niece of Robert, Lord Clive, c1840.

Simple domestic gothic style. Random local sandstone rubble with painted freestone dressings and slate roof with coped gables and axial and gable end stacks. 2 storeys, 3-window range with secondary advanced wing to the right. Advanced central gable houses entrance in embattled and buttressed shallow porch with depressed 4-centred arch and paired partly glazed inner doors. 3-light mullioned and transomed window with small panes above the entrance. Flanking bays have tall 2-light mullioned and transomed windows with small panes on each floor. Similar fenestration in gable end of advanced right hand wing.

A fine example of the domestic gothic style favoured for larger houses in the mid C1

Sources:-
Cadw Listing database , 2000 , ,
Jones, N W, Silvester, R J & Britnell, W J , 2003 , Montgomery Canal Conservation Management Strategy. Landscape Archaeology Assessment , CPAT Report 550 .

Events:-
Assessment CPAT / 2003(31/08/03) -
Desktop study CPAT / 2003(31/08/03) -
HLC CPAT / 2003(31/08/03) -

record created 25/09/01 CM01 - copyright CPAT , last updated 10/05/04
The above data are supplied by CPAT in partnership with its Local Authorities and the partners of END, CPAT SMR partnership, 2004 (and in part Crown, 2004 - as indicated)



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Clwyd Powys Archaeological Trust, Curatorial Section, 7a Church Street, Welshpool, Powys SY21 7DL.
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