CPAT Regional Sites & Monuments Record

PRN 44458 - Welshpool, Greenfields 20, prefabricated bungalow

NGR :- SJ2301307592 (SJ20NW)
Unitary authority :- Powys
Community :- Welshpool
Prefered site type :- 20th century - Prefabricated building (Building - Destroyed )

Sheet asbestos bungalow with pitched roof of sheet asbestos (ridge of roof curved), built on a concrete raft. Post-war prefab. of the 'Arcon' type. Original front door and window frames, although some glass replaced and other panes broken. Short, off-centre chimney just below ridge of roof towards front of building. Second door on short wall facing no. 21 (NNE facing). Part of rear of building obscured by trees, one window visible. Large gap in rear wall c.2m wide. Internal partitioning walls, wallpaper and fitted cupboard/drawers visible within. Short wall facing no.19 Greenfields (SSW facing) obscured by trees and shrubs, but no windows/doors apparent. Together with no. 21 (PRN 44459) no. 20 stands on a plot of land owned by Montgomeryshire Council who have fenced the rear of the plot and blocked the gap between the two prefabs to make a yard (CPAT, 2002).

Letter proposing listing (and that of PRN 44459) sent to Cadw 14/1/03 (Spencer, J, 2003).

Proposed listing rejected 27/1/03 (Cadw, 2003).

Demolished February 2003.

Sources:-
CPAT visit form , 2002 , ,
Cadw , 2003 , Small Rural Dwellings in Wales. Care and Conservation ,
Jones, N W, Silvester, R J & Britnell, W J , 2003 , Montgomery Canal Conservation Management Strategy. Landscape Archaeology Assessment , CPAT Report 550 .
Smith, D N , 2002 , 'The Arcon Bungalow ', in Smith, D N From Bombers to Bungalows. Prefabs and the Post War Temporary Housing Programme ,
Spencer, J , 2002 , ,
Spencer, J , 2003 , ,

Events:-
Visit CPAT / 2002(24/10/02) - Local government Unused
Assessment CPAT / 2003(31/08/03) -
Desktop study CPAT / 2003(31/08/03) -
HLC CPAT / 2003(31/08/03) -

record created 24/10/02 JS02 - 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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