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Derllwyn and railed forecourt

A Grade II Listed Building in Llandyfriog, Ceredigion

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.0459 / 52°2'45"N

Longitude: -4.4366 / 4°26'11"W

OS Eastings: 233002

OS Northings: 241419

OS Grid: SN330414

Mapcode National: GBR D9.F65W

Mapcode Global: VH3KG.1TXY

Entry Name: Derllwyn and railed forecourt

Listing Date: 4 June 1996

Last Amended: 4 June 1996

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 17585

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Prominently situated in centre of village on N side of A475.

County: Ceredigion

Community: Llandyfriog (Llandyfrïog)

Community: Llandyfriog

Traditional County: Cardiganshire

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History

Built c1880 with slightly later single storey additions to each end: that to the W was a carpenter's shop.

Exterior

Rubble construction. Slate roofs, projecting eaves and bargeboards. Yellow brick gable chimney stacks to house, tall yellow brick stack to gable of E addition and reduced gable stack to W extension. Two storey 3-bay house elevation, offset to left. Marginally glazed 12-pane horned sash windows, cambered stone voussoired heads: slate sills. Central 6-panel door, marginally glazed overlight, head as above. Small first floor sash window to E end of house, glazing and head as front.

Later single storey 2-bay E extension of rubble construction. Boarded door to left with 4-pane overlight. Twelve-pane sash window to right; marginal glazing and slate sill. Yellow brick cambered heads. Later single storey 2-bay W addition (former carpenter's shop) of rough rubble build. Boarded door to right, 9-pane window to left, cambered yellow brick heads.

Rubble courtyard walls to house, dwarf wall to front with decorative late C19/early C20 iron half-rail above slate-slab coping. Central cast iron gate, the posts with trophy finials. Return walls are higher with sloped coping.

Reasons for Listing

Listed as a good representative example of a late C19 village house in the area with attractive detailing and unusual balanced composition. Derllwyn is the focal point of Llandyfriog village.

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