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A Grade II Listed Building in Aberporth, Ceredigion

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Latitude: 52.1354 / 52°8'7"N

Longitude: -4.5485 / 4°32'54"W

OS Eastings: 225679

OS Northings: 251631

OS Grid: SN256516

Mapcode National: GBR D4.7NFC

Mapcode Global: VH2MK.3LRC

Plus Code: 9C4Q4FP2+5J

Entry Name: Dolewen

Listing Date: 20 June 1995

Last Amended: 20 June 1995

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 16078

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Situated on W side of Plas beach (also known as Dolewen beach), approached from Pentraeth.

County: Ceredigion

Community: Aberporth (Aber-porth)

Community: Aberporth

Built-Up Area: Aberporth

Traditional County: Cardiganshire

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Earlier C19 house marked on 1838 Tithe map as owned and occupied by Hezekiah Thomas.


Whitewashed roughcast with slate roof, bracket eaves and three stone stacks. Two-storey, four-window range of hornless 12-pane sashes. Six-panel door with traceried overlight in second bay. Four gabled dormers with bargeboards and finials, 12-pane sashes and slated sides. Single storey stucco addition to right with two 12-pane sashes and centre door. Across right side of main house and left side of addition is late C19 narrow glazed veranda, six bays with 3-light windows and timber cornice with curved brackets. Left end ground floor has 8-pane sash and timber steps to first floor door. One rear similar dormer, central to main three-bay range, fourth bay to left is set back with C20 addition in angle.

Reasons for Listing

Included as best remaining example of the early houses overlooking the sea.

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