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Walls of walled garden and lean-to at Gelli

A Grade II Listed Building in Nantcwnlle, Ceredigion

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Latitude: 52.1947 / 52°11'41"N

Longitude: -4.1289 / 4°7'44"W

OS Eastings: 254583

OS Northings: 257304

OS Grid: SN545573

Mapcode National: GBR DP.3Y6Z

Mapcode Global: VH4GH.D31B

Plus Code: 9C4Q5VVC+VC

Entry Name: Walls of walled garden and lean-to at Gelli

Listing Date: 26 November 1996

Last Amended: 26 November 1996

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 17807

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Situated enclosing garden to N and W of Gelli.

County: Ceredigion

Town: Lampeter

Community: Nantcwnlle (Nancwnlle)

Community: Nantcwnlle

Locality: Trefilan

Traditional County: Cardiganshire

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Cob or clom garden walls. Uncertain date, possibly early C18 contemporary with original house. One other known example is at Llanllyr, Llanfihangel Ystrad.


Earth garden walls around three sides of Gelli walled garden. Rubble stone high base, then cob formerly whitewashed and corrugated-iron capping, over thatch. On N side walls are severely eroded. One N door. On E side is rubble stone and slate lean-to, six open bays with whitewashed stone piers and length of whitewashed wall to right. S side has one short stretch to join NE angle of house, with one entry framed in stone, and another short section W of the house with broad opening, possibly altered, and two pointed arches. This stretch is in rubble stone. W side has one door with timber lintel.

Reasons for Listing

Listed as the best regional example of enclosure walls in clom or cob to a walled garden.

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