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Cockpit to W of Plas Taliaris

A Grade II Listed Building in Manordeilo and Salem (Manordeilo a Salem), Carmarthenshire

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Latitude: 51.9338 / 51°56'1"N

Longitude: -3.9798 / 3°58'47"W

OS Eastings: 263986

OS Northings: 227993

OS Grid: SN639279

Mapcode National: GBR DW.NCH3

Mapcode Global: VH4HQ.YNXF

Entry Name: Cockpit to W of Plas Taliaris

Listing Date: 8 July 1966

Last Amended: 13 February 1995

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 10912

Building Class: Recreational

Location: Situated in courtyard just W of mansion.

County: Carmarthenshire

Community: Manordeilo and Salem (Manordeilo a Salem)

Community: Manordeilo and Salem

Traditional County: Carmarthenshire

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C18 base wall of a cockpit, formerly built higher in stone with pyramid slate roof as C19 game-larder (cf 1966 list description), that superstructure since removed.


Rubble stone, some 1.5m high, octagonal with blocked pointed arched opening on NW side, presumably for birds. Openings on N and S. Inner walls are thickened on diagonal faces.

Reasons for Listing

An unusual survival, an old photograph shows it as stone with small louvred openings under eaves on diagonal faces and raised louvred door on S side.

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