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A Grade II Listed Building in Penbryn, Ceredigion

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Latitude: 52.1396 / 52°8'22"N

Longitude: -4.4933 / 4°29'35"W

OS Eastings: 229469

OS Northings: 251963

OS Grid: SN294519

Mapcode National: GBR D6.7B45

Mapcode Global: VH3K1.2HD4

Plus Code: 9C4Q4GQ4+RM

Entry Name: Pencwm

Listing Date: 24 September 1964

Last Amended: 20 June 1995

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 9900

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Situated some 200m SE of Penbryn Church, at the foot of the hill.

County: Ceredigion

Community: Penbryn

Community: Penbryn

Traditional County: Cardiganshire

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C19 farmhouse remodelled c1920-30 by Clough Williams-Ellis for his brother Rupert, originally white-painted and thatched, the thatch was burnt off in 1939 and the white paint removed c1990.


1920-30 remodelling of small C19 farmhouse by Clough Williams-Ellis. Rubble stone, formerly painted white painted window arches, and graded slate roof of small green slates. Rendered stacks, one on left end, and on ridge at former end wall. Two-storey, four-window range (originally three- window alterations). Small-paned metal casements with painted cement sills. Four upper windows are arched with radiating glazing bars to heads. Ground floor has blanked arches over window, door, two windows and boarder window, all with painted blank tympana. All windows are casement pairs except ground floorright which is triple. Ledged door. Facade is offset to right. Outshut rear to original main house. Two first floor metal single light windows to W end wall.

Reasons for Listing

Included as unusual example of work of Sir Clough Williams-Ellis.

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