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PORTH MAWR GATE HOUSE;CWRT-Y-CARW

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NPRN 16106

Map Reference SO21NW

Grid Reference SO2175418586

Unitary (Local) Authority Powys

Old County Brecknockshire

Community Crickhowell

Type of Site GATEHOUSE

Broad Class DEFENCE

Period Medieval

Site Description NAR SO21NW1

1. Gate-house to mansion built in late 15th Century by member of Herbert family.

2. Circa 1500 stone built. Embattled tower. Gate house leading to non-exitent mansion.

3. Two-storey crenellated gate house, projecting forward of adjoining walls, with C19 restorations. Small turret to NE; octagonal chimney. Pointed arched entrance to ground floor, with moulding, hoods, and stops; doors with openwork tops. 2-bay vaulted interior. Chamfered inner arch leading to house.
(Source CADW listed buildings database)
J Hill 13.10.2003

Associated with:
Boundary Wall (Nprn31268)
Gardens (Nprn86105).

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