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Olwen Farmhoue

A Grade II Listed Building in Lampeter, Ceredigion

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.1245 / 52°7'28"N

Longitude: -4.0751 / 4°4'30"W

OS Eastings: 258040

OS Northings: 249388

OS Grid: SN580493

Mapcode National: GBR DR.8CTV

Mapcode Global: VH4GQ.BV0Q

Entry Name: Olwen Farmhoue

Listing Date: 11 March 1992

Last Amended: 11 March 1992

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 10445

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Situated down short drive crossing Afon Dulas, some 700 m NNE of A 485/A 482 junction. Earthworks of Castell Olwen to S.

County: Ceredigion

Community: Lampeter (Llanbedr Pont Steffan)

Community: Lampeter

Locality: Castell Olwen

Built-Up Area: Lampeter

Traditional County: Cardiganshire

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Exterior

Early to mid C19 farmhouse, probably on earlier core. Rubble stone with slate eaves roof and stone end-wall stacks. Two-storey, 3-window front of 4-pane wide sashes with painted brick cambered heads, 12-pane upper windows, 16-pane below, and centre ledged door with lozenge-patterned glazing to overlight. Roughcast brick lean-to added porch. Brick end wall lean-to.

Outshut low 2-storey rear, the outshut continued beyond N end wall to massive rubble stone corner stack. Rear ledged door with casement pair closely above, casement pair to ground floor left, sash to right, 12-pane, 4-pane width, and casement pair closely above.

Rendered S end wall.

Reasons for Listing

Latest as a good example of typical C19 farmhouses of the area, unusual for the massive and prominent NE stack. Marked on the 1843 Tithe map.

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