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Cottage behind Glennydd

A Grade II Listed Building in Llanarth, Ceredigion

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Latitude: 52.2049 / 52°12'17"N

Longitude: -4.3286 / 4°19'43"W

OS Eastings: 240972

OS Northings: 258849

OS Grid: SN409588

Mapcode National: GBR DF.38YT

Mapcode Global: VH3JQ.XVH3

Plus Code: 9C4Q6M3C+WH

Entry Name: Cottage behind Glennydd

Listing Date: 16 February 1996

Last Amended: 16 February 1996

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 17729

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Situated immediately NW of Glennydd, a house on N side of village street in Gilfachreda.

County: Ceredigion

Community: Llanarth

Community: Llanarth

Locality: Gilfachreda

Traditional County: Cardiganshire

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Late C18 or early C19 single storey cottage, formerly thatched. Probably shown on 1840 Tithe Map.


Whitewashed rubble stone with corrugated iron roof and brick end stacks. Single-storey, double fronted with 12-pane sash to left, ledged door to centre and small 9-pane casement to right. Timber lintels. Straight joint to left of right window suggesting extension or rebuilding. Rounded corners at right end, and some cob walling in gable. Small 4-pane casement in roughcast left end wall, one small rear centre window.


Boarded ceilings, with trap door to loft. Thatched roof under tin, with two heavy collar trusses. Plank partition to left of entry, tongue-and-groove partition to right. Small room each side both with C19 fireplaces, ceilings have sawn timbers probably C19, but roof trusses look older.

Reasons for Listing

Included as a well-preserved example of smallest type of cottage in the area, now rare.

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