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A Grade II Listed Building in Llansawel, Carmarthenshire

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Latitude: 51.9983 / 51°59'53"N

Longitude: -4.0398 / 4°2'23"W

OS Eastings: 260058

OS Northings: 235278

OS Grid: SN600352

Mapcode National: GBR DT.J8L0

Mapcode Global: VH4HH.X1NG

Plus Code: 9C3QXXX6+83

Entry Name: Tre-Glog

Listing Date: 26 May 1995

Last Amended: 26 May 1995

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 15999

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Reached off lane to Acheth-isaf, shortly after its junction with the B4310 between Abergorlech and Llansawel.

County: Carmarthenshire

Community: Llansawel

Community: Llansawel

Traditional County: Carmarthenshire

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Formerly owned by the Edwinsford estate who built the farmhouse 1819-20. Masons: John Phillips and David Harry, carpenter, David Davies. Long agricultural range added uphill at later date, also downslope scullery.


C19 11-bay whitewashed single storey rubble range, consisting of house of 1819-20 with later continuous uphill agricultural range of equal roofline to left and added lower scullery to right. Slate roof. Broad projecting rubble gable stack to right with drips; brick stack on rear wall of house to right.

Single storey front built into slope. Three-bay offset house facade. 4-paned horned sashes, smaller to left; cambered heads with stone voussoirs. Central boarded door with similar head. Lower scullery to right, blocked door with inserted C20 window, head as above.

Whitewashed rubble rear two storey house elevation. Two upper 4-pane hornless sashes; timber lintels. Two lower windows with cambered stone voussoired heads, sash as above to right, C20 frame to left. C20 lower window to scullery; timber lintel. 4- pane casement above rising to eaves.

Later uphill farm range to left consisting of (from right to left): small cowshed; barn; larger cowshed and small cart house. Boarded door to small cowhouse, cambered stone voussoired head. High window to left with glazed/slatted casement; timber lintel. Full-height tall barn door; planked double doors. Loop to left. Symmetrical 3-bay front to upper cowhouse with central boarded door and flanking windows (9-pane casement to left, covered to right). Cambered heads as above. Wide planked double doors to cart-house rising to eaves. Whitewashed rear with barn door answering that to front, planked double doors; timber lintel.

Reasons for Listing

Highly unusual estate farmstead with buildings uphill and continuous with the house, probably the result of the long sloping site.

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