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Y Bwthyn

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

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Latitude: 51.8828 / 51°52'57"N

Longitude: -5.2277 / 5°13'39"W

OS Eastings: 177954

OS Northings: 225393

OS Grid: SM779253

Mapcode National: GBR C7.RFZM

Mapcode Global: VH0TF.BYN1

Plus Code: 9C3PVQMC+4W

Entry Name: Y Bwthyn

Listing Date: 28 July 1992

Last Amended: 28 July 1992

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 12741

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Situated on western side of lane, facing S over grass track to Llety View.

County: Pembrokeshire

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

Community: St. David's and the Cathedral Close

Locality: Vachelich

Traditional County: Pembrokeshire

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Marked on 1840 Tithe Map.


Early C19 small single-storey cottage, much restored. Colourwashed rubble stone with imitation slate roof and stone end stacks, larger stack to W end. Centre door, one very small 4-pane window to left, larger 4-pane window to right, both with stone lintels. One W end window. Unpainted rubble addition to E end with asbestos roof and three C20 4-pane windows.


Has original cambered timber lintel to W fireplace obscured by C20 beam. Small E fireplace. Sawn timber trusses.

Reasons for Listing

Included as scarce surviving example of single storey cottage once common in area.

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