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A Grade II Listed Building in Talley, Carmarthenshire

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Latitude: 51.9693 / 51°58'9"N

Longitude: -3.9775 / 3°58'38"W

OS Eastings: 264250

OS Northings: 231934

OS Grid: SN642319

Mapcode National: GBR DX.L01P

Mapcode Global: VH4HK.0RMQ

Plus Code: 9C3RX29F+P2

Entry Name: Cilwern

Listing Date: 1 March 1995

Last Amended: 1 March 1995

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 15772

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Situated low in the valley of the Afon Ddu. Along short lane reached off the B4302 opposite Esgairnant Chapel.

County: Carmarthenshire

Community: Talley (Talyllychau)

Community: Talley

Traditional County: Carmarthenshire

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Early C19 rubble ( formerly whitewashed ) 2 storey house. Slate roof, wooden soffits. Rubble gable chimney stacks with stone tabling, slightly wider to left. 3-window slightly offset regular facade. Cambered heads to windows with stone voussoirs. 3 12-pane hornless sashes to first floor, 4-pane sashes to ground floor ( horned to left, hornless to right ). Concrete sills. Central door with similar head to windows, raised plain cemented architrave. Modern boarded stable type door with small inset light.

Stone and timber lean-to garage to left. 2 large modern casements to right hand return elevation replacing former stable and hayloft doors. Modern timber conservatory to rear. Small loop to left of first floor to former hayloft.


Unusual plan-form incorporating a stable with hayloft over within the perimeters of the main house. Both are now converted to residential use. Small inglenook to left hand room, cambered stone voussoired head. Small recess to right of fireplace with wooden lintel. 6-panel doors to ground floor front rooms.

Reasons for Listing

Unspoilt early C19 house formerly with unusual plan.

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