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Former Stables and Cartshed at Hescwm Mill/Felin Hescwm

A Grade II Listed Building in Dinas Cross, Pembrokeshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.0086 / 52°0'31"N

Longitude: -4.9187 / 4°55'7"W

OS Eastings: 199782

OS Northings: 238489

OS Grid: SM997384

Mapcode National: GBR CN.HLLV

Mapcode Global: VH1QG.PSK1

Entry Name: Former Stables and Cartshed at Hescwm Mill/Felin Hescwm

Listing Date: 18 March 1994

Last Amended: 17 November 1994

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 14537

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Situated some 150m back from sea at Aber Bach or Aber Hesgwm, reached by narrow lane for Bwlchmawr. This building lies north of the mill, alongside the drive.

County: Pembrokeshire

Community: Dinas Cross (Dinas)

Community: Dinas Cross

Traditional County: Pembrokeshire

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History

C19 lofted stable and cart-shed, possibly contemporary with the 1859 improvements to the water-powered corn mill. Converted to domestic use.

Exterior

Local rubble stone with long coursing blocks of Cilgarran stone, and renewed roof slate. Two-storey three-window front with three square loft windows above, ground floor window and door to left and cart entry to right. Cart-entry has broad segmental arch, and other two have cambered heads, all with bicolour stone voussoirs, grey Cilgarren stone alternated with pale local stone, simple arch-rings and cart entry has keystone. Left window may replace a door. C20 glazing and door, the cart-entry with 4-light window. Right end wall has stone outside steps to loft door, now window, with brick head. Left end has small lean-to.

Roof has stapled C19 collar-trusses.

Reasons for Listing

Included for group value as part of the C19 group associated with the Grade II* Hescwm Mill.

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