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Lamb Shop

A Grade II Listed Building in Cilycwm, Carmarthenshire

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Latitude: 52.045 / 52°2'41"N

Longitude: -3.8199 / 3°49'11"W

OS Eastings: 275285

OS Northings: 240071

OS Grid: SN752400

Mapcode National: GBR Y3.F941

Mapcode Global: VH4H7.QVXP

Plus Code: 9C4R25VJ+X2

Entry Name: Lamb Shop

Listing Date: 29 November 1995

Last Amended: 29 November 1995

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 16977

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Situated on W side of village street, facing down Ship Street.

County: Carmarthenshire

Community: Cilycwm (Cil-y-cwm)

Community: Cilycwm

Traditional County: Carmarthenshire

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Mid to later C19 pair, formerly inn and shop, now both houses, possibly rebuilt as late as 1870s, though late Georgian in style. The Lamb Inn is recorded back to 1783, and is marked on 1845 Tithe Map as long range with wing coming forward at N end. It was owned by Price of Abergwenlais to 1856, and was sold to the Neuadd Fawr estate 1873. It functioned as a pub until c1875, D.Evans publican 1843, R. Williams publican 1873, but by 1891 was called Lamb House, occupied by Thomas Williams, retired farmer. Lamb Shop was occupied by Morgan Davies 1856, William Davies, shopkeeper, 1873 and Morgan Morgan, tailor 1891. The outbuilding behind Lamb House was used by a cobbler in C20 and that behind Lamb Shop by a butcher in C20


Whitewashed rubble stone with slate roofs, and three rendered stone stacks. Two-storey, three-window range to each of hornless 12-pane sashes. Lamb House has centre C20 half glazed door. Lamb Shop to right, has centre 4-panel door, and shopfront to left, of half-glazed door and 9-pane window. Main door and shopfront under simple corniced fascia with end blocks.

Behind both houses are outbuildings, that to Lamb House was a single-tie cow-house and cobbler's shop. Lamb Shop outbuilding is said to have been used briefly as a slaughterhouse in C20 when shop was butchers.

Reasons for Listing

A good pair of village houses, Lamb Shop with C19 shopfront, and important in closing view up Ship Street.

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  • II Lychgate to parish walls
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