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Gwrhyd Bach, including attached Outbuildings

A Grade II Listed Building in St. David's and the Cathedral Close (Tŷddewi a Chlos y Gadeirlan), Pembrokeshire

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Latitude: 51.8996 / 51°53'58"N

Longitude: -5.2498 / 5°14'59"W

OS Eastings: 176519

OS Northings: 227330

OS Grid: SM765273

Mapcode National: GBR C6.QGJ0

Mapcode Global: VH0TD.YJH4

Plus Code: 9C3PVQX2+R3

Entry Name: Gwrhyd Bach, including attached Outbuildings

Listing Date: 28 July 1992

Last Amended: 28 July 1992

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 12698

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Situated down track running NW from St David's to Llanrhian road, with junction some 150m SW of Rhodiad Chapel.

County: Pembrokeshire

Community: St. David's and the Cathedral Close (Tŷddewi a Chlos y Gadeirlan)

Community: St. David's and the Cathedral Close

Traditional County: Pembrokeshire

Tagged with: Farmhouse

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C16 or C17 core, largely rebuilt in late C19.


Farmhouse in rubble stone with grouted slate roof and brick end stacks. Two-storey three-window range of four-pane sashes with slate sills. Centre 4-panel door with overlight.

Lower 2-storey wing to N may incorporate part of the house with conical chimney described by J Romilly Allen in 1902. Squat rendered end stack, two small 4-pane sashes above, door below in round-arched stone surround, the wall thicker in area of doorcase C19 4-pane sash with painted brick cambered head to right.


Interior: service range has very large timber-lintel fireplace at N end, the lintel with moulded edge.

Attached to N, range of single-storey stone outbuildings with grouted roof.

Reasons for Listing

J Romilly Allen drew the house in 1883 and included it in the list of eight round chimneyed houses in the St David's area, and some parts of this would appear to survive. The C19 work is a good example of the typical farmhouse of the area, and unaltered (1989).

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  • II Rhodiad Chapel
    Situated in the hamlet of Rhodiad, on western side of road, set back.
  • II Village Pump, including Walled Enclosure
    Situated by roadside to N of village, about 15m SE of Pont y Gwrhyd.
  • II Pont y Gwrhyd
    Situated some 100m N of Rhodiad y Brenhin village where road crosses tributary of River Alun.
  • II Gwrhyd Ganol
    St. David's and the Cathedral Close
  • II Maen Dewi
    Situated down drive on eastern side of Saint David's to Rhodiad Road, beginning immediately S of Rhodiad Village.
  • II Hendre Eynon
    Situated down drive on eastern side of Saint David's to Llanrhian road, about 1km of N of Rhodiad.
  • II Wall with beeholes to W of Trelewyd
    Situated some 400m E of Treleddyd Fawr, but approached by drive running N from lane between Penarthur and Llanrhian road.
  • II Trehenlliw
    Situated on northern side of road from St David's to Rhodiad, down drive beginning some 300m NE of junction with B4583 from Whitesands Bay.

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