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The Limes

A Grade II Listed Building in Laugharne, Carmarthenshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.7727 / 51°46'21"N

Longitude: -4.4629 / 4°27'46"W

OS Eastings: 230169

OS Northings: 211090

OS Grid: SN301110

Mapcode National: GBR D7.ZKNG

Mapcode Global: VH3LS.LPHY

Entry Name: The Limes

Listing Date: 30 November 1966

Last Amended: 25 September 1986

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 9631

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Set across the slope at the junction with Clifton Street, reached by ramped and iron railed pavement above the road.

County: Carmarthenshire

Community: Laugharne Township (Treflan Lacharn)

Community: Laugharne Township

Built-Up Area: Laugharne

Traditional County: Carmarthenshire

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Exterior

Late C18 (said to be dated 1790) Georgian 3-storey and basement 2-window rendered front built with Moir House and known as "Big House", Divided up ca 1900. Slate roof, dentiled eaves; brick chimney stacks, later ro right and with rubble chimney breast to left end wall. 3-light horned sash windows with 4-storey splayed bay to left. Raised central entrance reached by parallel rubble steps, fine open pedimented doorcase with oval paterae to bracketed entablature; 6-panel door, 5-panel petal fanlight. Basement window retained to left, others concealed by raised pavement.

3-storey, 2 window rubble cross range at rear. Various irregularly spaced sash, pivot and casement windows with brick voussoirs to left; porch to panelled door removed, entered from small terrace.

Outbuildings adjoint at rear and rubble wall lines drive to N.

Interior

Interior retains classically detailed fireplace, egg and dart and acanthus cornices, panelled doors etc.

Reasons for Listing

Group value.

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Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Moir House
    Set across the slope, attached to The Limes on the left and Rosetta at an angle to the right; ramped and iron railed path above the road to front.
  • II Rosetta
    Opposite Great House and atached at an angle to Moir House; iron railed walks to front above the road.
  • II* Great House
    At the end of a continuous row of frontages, stepped up from the Vicarage.
  • II Clifton House
    Laugharne Township
  • II Dragon Park
    Detached to the left.
  • II Vicarage
    Slightly canted street frontage adjoining Great House; continuous sequence of frontages to left.
  • II Temperance House
    Set in a continuous row of frontages stepped down from Abercaran House to left.
  • II Abercoran House
    Set in a continuous row of frontages, stepped down from Grove House to left.

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