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A Grade II Listed Building in Llanfihangel Ystrad, Ceredigion

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Latitude: 52.1594 / 52°9'33"N

Longitude: -4.1484 / 4°8'54"W

OS Eastings: 253134

OS Northings: 253410

OS Grid: SN531534

Mapcode National: GBR DN.65N9

Mapcode Global: VH4GH.1ZRH

Plus Code: 9C4Q5V52+QJ

Entry Name: Ffynon-oer

Listing Date: 18 October 1996

Last Amended: 18 October 1996

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 17449

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Situated on E side of B4337, 1.2km SW of Temple Bar.

County: Ceredigion

Town: Lampeter

Community: Llanfihangel Ystrad

Community: Llanfihangel Ystrad

Locality: Temple Bar

Traditional County: Cardiganshire

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Late C18 /early C19. Later C19 alterations. Shown on 1843 Tithe map, when owned by Richard Price of Knighton and occupied by James Lewis.


Small cottage with downslope byre/stable to right. Largely of cob construction, the house-front rendered and painted. Corrugated-iron roof, swept down over added left portion, thatch underneath. Wide boarded/sheeted eaves. Small brick chimney stack to former left gable. Main part consists of two-bay cottage with byre/stable, also of two bays. House with battered walls, late C19 4-pane horned sash window to left, boarded door to right with smooth-rendered architrave. Sloping buttress between door and window. Byre/stable slightly recessed (but sharing same roofline as house). Painted cob walls. Divided boarded door to left, rising to eaves. Lower part-glazed door to right. Two-bay addition set back at left end of house, also of cob construction. Two 4-pane horned sashes.

Right end with gable partly sheeted in corrugated-iron. Painted cob left (road) end, similarly treated. Corrugated-iron shed abutting rear right corner.


The interior was not inspected, but is said to retain several scarfed crucks. The thatch remains complete.

Reasons for Listing

Listed for its special interest as a well-preserved cob-built roadside cottage of regional type with attached byre/stable.

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