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Talgarth Tower House;tower House, Talgarth

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NPRN16250
Map ReferenceSO13SE
Grid ReferenceSO1547033760
Unitary (Local) AuthorityPowys
Old CountyBrecknockshire
CommunityTalgarth
Type Of SiteTOWER
PeriodPost Medieval
Description
NAR SO13SE8

1. Square stone tower. One room on each of 3 floors and basenent. Pyramidal roof of low pitch. Surviving gargoyle on back elevation.

2.18th Century ? Stone. 3 storey and basement. Hipped sprocketed slate roof. Used as prison or lock up.

2. This structure, set beside bridge (Nprn23763) at centre of Talgarth (Nprn401895), can be interpreted as a 14th century, or later strong tower subsequently incorporated into modern house.

J.Wiles 23.11.04