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Cilpyll Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Nantcwnlle, Ceredigion

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Latitude: 52.2105 / 52°12'37"N

Longitude: -4.0532 / 4°3'11"W

OS Eastings: 259806

OS Northings: 258909

OS Grid: SN598589

Mapcode National: GBR DS.2Z4F

Mapcode Global: VH4GB.PPLS

Plus Code: 9C4Q6W6W+6P

Entry Name: Cilpyll Farmhouse

Listing Date: 26 November 1996

Last Amended: 26 November 1996

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 17794

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Situated on N side of Llangeitho road, some 250m W of bridge over Gwenffrwd that marks the community E boundary.

County: Ceredigion

Town: Lampeter

Community: Nantcwnlle (Nancwnlle)

Community: Nantcwnlle

Traditional County: Cardiganshire

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Minor gentry house, built 1768 for John Morgan. Marked on 1843 Nantcwnlle Tithe Map as owned by Hester Lloyd. Original name, Cilpyll, now used by C20 house to W of the farmyard.


Rubble stone, formerly whitewashed now covered with sand-textured paint, with slate roofs, and whitewashed stone end stacks. Flat boarded eaves with widely spaced pairs of brackets. Two-storey, three-window range of plastic windows replacing small-paned sashes and 6-panel door, 2 panels glazed. Stone voussoirs, stone sills. Scratched datestone over door JM 1768. Windowless end walls. Central rear wing with porch in angle and ledged door. 9-pane fixed window to ground floor left, C20 plastic window above. N end stone stack. Parallel gabled NE rear wing with E outshut.


Central hall with broad oak stair to attic in four flights, closed string, broad rails and rectangular newels with moulded angles. Fielded panelled door to under-stair. Fielded-panelled 6-panel doors to ground and first floor. Rear wing is said to have 1768 date on fireplace lintel.

Reasons for Listing

Listed as a mid C18 house retaining good internal detail characteristic of regional gentry houses and farmhouses.

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