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Ty Mawr

A Grade II Listed Building in Nantcwnlle, Ceredigion

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Latitude: 52.1866 / 52°11'11"N

Longitude: -4.1297 / 4°7'46"W

OS Eastings: 254504

OS Northings: 256400

OS Grid: SN545564

Mapcode National: GBR DP.4B9V

Mapcode Global: VH4GH.C9NL

Plus Code: 9C4Q5VPC+J4

Entry Name: Ty Mawr

Listing Date: 26 November 1996

Last Amended: 26 November 1996

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 17805

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Situated in farmyard on left side of B4337, at N edge of Talsarn village.

County: Ceredigion

Town: Lampeter

Community: Nantcwnlle (Nancwnlle)

Community: Nantcwnlle

Locality: Talsarn

Traditional County: Cardiganshire

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C17 to early C18 house altered in later C19. Said to have been a gentry house from C16, owned by Ieuan Phillips 1524. Part of the Llanllyr estate from mid C19, marked on 1841 Tithe Map as owned by John Lewes of Llanllyr, occupied by William Evans.


Whitewashed rubble stone with slate roof, and massive external stone end stacks. Two-storey, three-window range of four-pane sashes, four-panel door with overlight. Yellow brick heads.
Outshut rear, with altered roof pitch. E end has 4-pane sash each floor, and stack has two offsets to right. W end stack is larger with two offsets right and one left.


Heavy beams through ground floor, two in each main room. Under one beam was found fragment of carved wood marked I.P. 1524. Heavy fireplace lintels. In central passage is fine later C17 oak doorcase with carved border and outer bead-and-reel moulding. This may be reset from elsewhere. Roof is said to have pegged tie-beam and collar trusses, probably C18, but one older collar with chamfer and ogee stop, reused upside down. Plain dog-leg star with stick balusters, probably C19.

Reasons for Listing

Listed as a former gentry house, now farmhouse, with substantial timberwork inside and carved doorway of the C17.

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