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Mount Pleasant including railings to front

A Grade II Listed Building in Melindwr, Ceredigion

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.4125 / 52°24'45"N

Longitude: -3.9273 / 3°55'38"W

OS Eastings: 269007

OS Northings: 281139

OS Grid: SN690811

Mapcode National: GBR 8Z.P1PJ

Mapcode Global: VH4FF.WM4F

Entry Name: Mount Pleasant including railings to front

Listing Date: 21 January 1964

Last Amended: 26 May 2004

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 9857

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Situated at E edge of Goginan, set back from road behind railings, backing onto valley.

County: Ceredigion

Town: Aberystwyth

Community: Melindwr

Community: Melindwr

Locality: Goginan

Traditional County: Cardiganshire

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History

House, mid C19, said to be associated with the lead mines in area, possibly a manager's house for the Goginan mine. Not on 1841 tithe map.

Exterior

Detached house, painted stucco with slate eaved roof, overhanging at verges and corniced brick end stacks. Two storeys to front, and four storeys at rear, due to the steep slope. Three-window front of 12-pane sashes with slate sills and centre door with slate front slab. Six-panel door with overlight in timber Roman Doric columned porch. Two columns, pilaster responds, frieze and cornice. Painted stucco left end wall. Rubble stone right end wall. Tall rubble rear wall with 3-window range, 12-pane sashes each side but differing windows in centre to light stair, narrower 12-pane sash to top floor and elongated 18-pane sash below.
Reset wrought iron railings along A44, with an arched decorative single gate with slate uprights just W of the house, and double vehicular entrance gates just W of the single gateway, with rebuilt rubble stone piers.

Reasons for Listing

Included as a well-proportioned house of good late Georgian character, possibly associated with lead mining industry.

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