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Gorphwysfa

A Grade II Listed Building in Llanarth, Ceredigion

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.1932 / 52°11'35"N

Longitude: -4.308 / 4°18'28"W

OS Eastings: 242338

OS Northings: 257506

OS Grid: SN423575

Mapcode National: GBR DG.3VG0

Mapcode Global: VH3JY.84WJ

Plus Code: 9C4Q5MVR+7Q

Entry Name: Gorphwysfa

Listing Date: 3 June 1964

Last Amended: 16 February 1996

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 9771

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Situated on SW side of Alma Street (A487), the seventh house stepped down, between Alma and Glennydd, attached to both.

County: Ceredigion

Community: Llanarth

Community: Llanarth

Built-Up Area: Llanarth

Traditional County: Cardiganshire

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History

Later C19 house inserted into gap between two existing houses. Not marked on 1840 Tithe Map, but on 1887 Ordnance Survey.

Exterior

Squared sandstone with slate roof, flat eaves, and no stacks (or shared with adjoining houses). Two-storey, two-window range of 12-pane sashes with painted slate sills and stone voussoirs to cambered heads. Ground floor right has pair of arches with stone voussoirs, one to 4-panel door and plain fanlight, the other to through-passage.
Front garden has low iron railings to front and side, continued in front of Glennydd to left.

Reasons for Listing

Included for group value. Part of the group of houses in Aberaeron style lining main road into Llanarth.

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Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Glennydd
    Situated on SW side of Alma Street (A 487) the eighth house stepped down between Gorphwysfa and Arba, attached to both.
  • II Alma
    Situated on SW side of Alma Street (A 487), the sixth house stepped down, between Maescastell and Gorphwysfa, attached to both.
  • II Ty'r Alma
    Situated in row of houses on SW side of Alma Street (A 487), the third from top, stepped down between Hafan and Arwel, joined to Arwel.
  • II Hafan
    Situated at upper end of SW side of Alma Street (A 487), attached to Aurora to right.
  • II Aurora
    Situated at the upper end of SW side of Alma Street (A 487), attached to Hafan to E.
  • II Pandy
    Situated in centre of village, set back from A 487 on E side, just across Pont Llethi.
  • II Talybryn
    Situated on steep hillside W of the main road, on lane from Post Office to the church.
  • II Milestone outside School
    Situated on S side of A 487 just W of Llanarth Primary School.

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