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Llangorwen Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Tirymynach, Ceredigion

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.4339 / 52°26'1"N

Longitude: -4.0566 / 4°3'23"W

OS Eastings: 260285

OS Northings: 283755

OS Grid: SN602837

Mapcode National: GBR 8S.MRWD

Mapcode Global: VH4FC.M3T0

Entry Name: Llangorwen Cottage

Listing Date: 28 October 1974

Last Amended: 12 November 1997

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 10686

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Situated immediately S of Pont Llangorwen, on S side of Clarach river near Llangorwen church.

County: Ceredigion

Town: Aberystwyth

Community: Tirymynach

Community: Tirymynach

Locality: Llangorwen

Traditional County: Cardiganshire

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History

Late C18 or early C19 one and a half storey former labourer's cottage on the Cwmcynfelin estate. Two-room end-entry plan, classed as type B by the RCAHMW. Shown and named on O.S. map of 1823. Occupied in 1851 by Jane Davis, labourer's widow. Occupant in 1881 is recorded as a groom.

Exterior

Small cottage, of lime-washed rubble-stone with slate roof and stone end stacks. Flush verges and eaves to roof, continuous rear outshut. One and a half storeys, two-room plan with end entry. W front has small bay window, 2-4-2-pane on whitewashed stone base, to right of centre, and small 4-pane casement to left. S gable end has boarded door with glazed panel and cambered-head to right, with small 2-pane casement over. Small 4-pane casement in outshut end-wall to right. N end has slated lean-to former byre, which abuts with bridge parapet. Outshut rear has 3-light casement in centre. Small 6-pane catslide dormer on right side with two C20 small roof-lights to left.

Interior

Altered main chimney to right of entry, with stair in front of entry. Door to N end parlour.

Reasons for Listing

A good example of an early type of cottage, retaining much of its primary fabric and features and prominently located. Group value with Llangorwen Bridge and All Saint's Church.

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Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Pont Llangorwen
    Road bridge carrying B4572 over the Afon Clarach, in picturesque location immediately S of Llangorwen Church.
  • II* Church of All Saints
    Situated in Clarach valley, on E side of B 4572 just S of Clarach crossroads and just N of Pont Llangorwen.
  • II No 2 The Cross
    Eastern house of a row of three cottages on NW side of crossroads in Clarach, on intersection.
  • II No 3 The Cross
    Second of a row of three one-and-a-half-storey cottages, with pavement frontage, on NW side of Clarach crossroads.
  • II Crow's Nest, No 4 The Cross
    Third cottage W of crossroads in row of three on the NW side of the cross-roads at Clarach.
  • II Hen-gwm
    Situated on the E side of the B 4572 approached by drive some 200m S of Pont Llangorwen.
  • II Plas Cwmcynfelin
    Situated down drive on E side of B4572, on steep hillside to S of Dyffryn Clarach, overlooking Llangorwen church.
  • II Fynnon Ddu
    Situated to W of B 4572 some 300m W of Pont Llangorwen.

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