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Orfa-ddu

A Grade II Listed Building in Ciliau Aeron, Ceredigion

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.2308 / 52°13'50"N

Longitude: -4.1683 / 4°10'5"W

OS Eastings: 252014

OS Northings: 261392

OS Grid: SN520613

Mapcode National: GBR DN.1LQ0

Mapcode Global: VH3JT.P6R6

Entry Name: Orfa-ddu

Listing Date: 23 May 1996

Last Amended: 23 May 1996

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 17532

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Situated immediately E of staggered cross-junction of minor roads, 0.5km N of Cilcennin.

County: Ceredigion

Community: Ciliau Aeron

Community: Ciliau Aeron

Locality: Cilcennin

Traditional County: Cardiganshire

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History

Early C19, shown on 1843 Tithe map: owner, David Evans and Evan George, occupier.

Exterior

Mainly rubble construction, but gable walls chiefly of cob (some concrete block patching to left). Slate roof, replaced in corrugated iron to front slope. Low brick chimney stack set slightly back from right gable. Single storey two bay elevation. Doorway to left and window to right, the latter with stone sill and inserted glazing: timber lintels. Plain ends, that to right on bank of small stream. Small window to rear gable, timber lintel.

Interior

Unusual single-room plan, probably part-lofted. Fireplace hood of timber lath construction upon pole beam. Free-standing brick bread oven. Rough pole cross-beam. Three bay collar-truss roof, pegged joints.

Reasons for Listing

Listed as a very unusual (in this region) single room cottage of part-cob construction.

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