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Llwyn-ysgaw Waterwheel

A Grade II Listed Building in Y Ferwig, Ceredigion

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Latitude: 52.1326 / 52°7'57"N

Longitude: -4.6045 / 4°36'16"W

OS Eastings: 221835

OS Northings: 251449

OS Grid: SN218514

Mapcode National: GBR D2.7SMG

Mapcode Global: VH2MJ.4NNK

Plus Code: 9C4Q49MW+26

Entry Name: Llwyn-ysgaw Waterwheel

Listing Date: 6 March 1995

Last Amended: 6 March 1995

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 15865

Building Class: Industrial

Location: Situated some 4km NE of Ferwig, 1km due S of the coast at Penpel-es.

County: Ceredigion

Community: Y Ferwig

Community: Y Ferwig

Locality: Llwyn-ysgaw

Traditional County: Cardiganshire

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Wheel and pond not marked on the 1847/48 Tithe Map although the farm buildings are shown as being on both sides of the road. At this time the farm was owned by Rev. William James and occupied by Evan Davies. Restored and now owned by the National Trust.


Later C19 iron overshot twelve foot waterwheel by T. Thomas of Cardigan in rubble stone wheel pit. Timothy Thomas was a maker of many kinds of agricultural machinery and this wheel was probably made after his move from the Mwldan Engineering Works in Cardigan to the Bridge End Foundry in the same town in 1854.

Reasons for Listing

Included as a rare example (in situ) of a C19 waterwheel made locally in Cardigan.

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Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Blaencefn Chapel
    Situated some 2.5km NE of Ferwig village centre, 400m W of Lleine farm.

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