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Latitude: 52.2805 / 52°16'49"N
Longitude: -4.1781 / 4°10'41"W
OS Eastings: 251510
OS Northings: 266940
OS Grid: SN515669
Mapcode National: GBR 8M.YKWT
Mapcode Global: VH3JF.JYK4
Entry Name: Rhiwlas
Listing Date: 23 July 1986
Last Amended: 30 April 1996
Source ID: 17881
Building Class: Domestic
Location: Situated S of the Central Hotel and on the E side of Stryd Fawr in Llanon. The row starts with The Bakery just opposite the junction with Stryd-yr-Eglwys and runs N to Levant.
Community: Llansantffraed (Llansanffraid)
Built-Up Area: Llanon
Traditional County: Cardiganshire
Range of five mid C19 houses in the Aberaeron style.
Row of five mid C19 houses, the first three of Regency character. Rendered stone with stone stacks and bracketed eaves. Slate roofs; those of Penlanfair and The Bakery are at a lower level. Two storeys, (Levant, Rhiwlas and Brynllys also have basements) All have 3-window fronts and painted sills.
Levant has Ionic porch with dentilled entablature. Rhiwlas and Brynllys half-column doorcases with odd bulbous necks to columns and plain entablatures. Levant and Rhiwlas have recessed doors with panelled reveals and radiating bar fanlights. Brynllys has similar reveals but rectangular traceried overlight. All have good 8-panelled doors. Twelve-pane first floor sashes and 16-pane ground floor sashes except to Rhiwlas which has 16-pane sashes to both floors. All three have iron railings, similar but with additional quatrefoil pierced mid-rail to Levant. Projecting stones on L corner of Levant show that row was intended to be longer.
Penlanfair is painted roughcast with stucco dressings. 12-pane sashes, 6-panelled door and traceried rectangular fanlight. Raised shouldered surrounds with keystones to all openings. Facade offset to left.
The Bakery is set forward of the other four and has no visible stacks. Roughcast. Twelve-pane sashes except for ground floor L which is a former shop window of 20 panes. Interior and exterior glazed doors with rectangular fanlights.
Listed as a prominent and well-designed group of C19 regional terraced houses in late Georgian style.
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