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A Grade II Listed Building in Cynwyl Gaeo, Carmarthenshire

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Latitude: 52.115 / 52°6'53"N

Longitude: -3.9613 / 3°57'40"W

OS Eastings: 265798

OS Northings: 248110

OS Grid: SN657481

Mapcode National: GBR DX.8XQP

Mapcode Global: VH4GZ.935H

Plus Code: 9C4R427Q+XF

Entry Name: Ty-Newydd

Listing Date: 2 August 1995

Last Amended: 2 August 1995

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 16267

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Located on N side of Twrch valley alongside Ffarmers-Llandewi Brefi by-road.

County: Carmarthenshire

Community: Cynwyl Gaeo

Community: Cynwyl Gaeo

Locality: Saron

Traditional County: Carmarthenshire

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Cottage built 1856. Lofted stable added to left later in C19.


Rubble-built colourwashed cottage. Slate roof and slated barges. Renewed brick chimney-stacks to right gable and left ridge (former gable). Facade offset to right. Two upper 4-pane casements, stone lintels and sills. Two ground floor 4-pane horned sashes, similar lintels and sills. Central 4-panel door, slate tablet above inscribed: "W.T. Built 1856". Boarded door to added left bay, small window to right.

Later single storey rubble extension to right end, blocked doorway to left (partly occupied by C20 window): wide doorway to right rising to soffit with paired planked doors. Left end with C20 window. Rear with small C20 window to ground floor left.


The interior was not inspected.

Reasons for Listing

Mid C19 wayside cottage, once a common building type. Ty-newydd has retained its character and is included as a good representative example in a beautiful valley setting.

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