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'Gem'of a house clinches Building of the Year prize

Ty Mawr, a house in Powys, Wales, originally built in 1460 and restored by architect Garner Southall Partnership, last week clinched the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors' Building of the Year award. Judges praised the way this 'gem'of a building had been painstakingly and determinedly saved from 'imminent collapse'. The building features aisled walls and has now been granted Grade I listed status.


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