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Moir House

A Grade II Listed Building in Laugharne, Carmarthenshire

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Latitude: 51.7726 / 51°46'21"N

Longitude: -4.4629 / 4°27'46"W

OS Eastings: 230169

OS Northings: 211080

OS Grid: SN301110

Mapcode National: GBR D7.ZKNH

Mapcode Global: VH3LS.LQH0

Entry Name: Moir House

Listing Date: 30 November 1966

Last Amended: 25 September 1986

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 9632

Building Class: Domestic

Location: 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.

County: Carmarthenshire

Community: Laugharne Township (Treflan Lacharn)

Community: Laugharne Township

Built-Up Area: Laugharne

Traditional County: Carmarthenshire

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Late C18, one roof truss said to be dated 1790. Georgian 3-storey, 3-window rendered front with later alterations, built with The Limes and known as Big House; divided up ca 1900. Slate roof, dentiled eaves, brick chimney stacks; small pane sash windows to 1st and 2nd floors (with horns to latter); ca 1900 splayed bays to ground floor with iron railins to flat roofs, advanced dentiled cornices and some coloured glass above sash windows. Arched entrances to centre with trellis porch; recessed 6-panel door qnd 5-pane petal fanlight. Formerly with storeyed bay to right to balance the dront when one property with The Limes. Rendered rear with pyramidal roofed and lowe gabled extensions.


Interior retains what was the main staircase to Big House, formerly with pyramidal lantern; classical detailing to cornices and fireplaces.

Reasons for Listing

Group value.

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Other nearby listed buildings

  • II The Limes
    Set across the slope at the junction with Clifton Street, reached by ramped and iron railed pavement above the road.
  • 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 Dragon Park
    Detached to the left.
  • II Vicarage
    Slightly canted street frontage adjoining Great House; continuous sequence of frontages to left.
  • II Clifton House
    Laugharne Township
  • 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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